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Assistant News Director/Assignment Editor

WUFT-FM/Classic 89 is re-opening its search for an Assistant News Director. We're looking for someone who can help maintain a tradition of excellence that includes awards from AP, RTNDA, and PRNDI. The job involves day-to-day supervision and training of about 20-30 students who report and produce daily newscasts. The primary function of the job is managing assignments, and reviewing and editing scripts and stories for air. In addition, the A-N-D acts as liaison for convergence activities, and may cover stories and fill-in on-air, on occasion and as required.

Salary Range: Salary Range is $33,000 to $35,000

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two years broadcast news reporting and/or producing is required. Master's degree or equivalent experience is preferred. Successful candidate must have knowledge of and experience with computers and digital audio editing. Experience with students, and/or managing others, preferred. Public radio experience is helpful. Experience working in a newsroom with cooperative effort with other journalism platforms preferred.

To Apply: To view application instructions and complete an online resume and submit writing samples, visit Reference #0701945. Position is open until filled. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-4621 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

Next Generation Radio:
A series of week-long student training projects, designed to give students who are interested in radio and journalism the skills and opportunity to report and produce their own radio story.
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