WRKF is seeking an ambitious journalist to join its growing newsroom as a full-time host/reporter. The host/reporter will be the local voice of All Things Considered, anchoring newscasts and producing spots and features for broadcast and the web. The host/reporter works under the guidance of the News Director and in concert with other station staff. Political junkies and sports fans are encouraged to apply.

The host/reporter should be able to take an idea and run with it, whether that’s an assignment from the News Director, a pitch from a listener, or the result of their own muckraking. The host/reporter should be able to put together weighty and creative stories on tight deadlines. The host/reporter should feel at home in the air studio, delivering the news with a professional, conversational, and defining presence.


The host/reporter must have demonstrated news judgment and broadcast experience. The host/reporter must possess technical savvy with audio editing and multimedia tools. Ability to multi-task gracefully and give great attention to detail is essential. Curiosity and a sense of humor a big plus.

How To Apply:

Submit a résumé, cover letter, and work samples to Amy Jeffries, News Director (Class of 2008) at

This position is open until filled.

Additional Details:

Location State Salary Schedule Deadline
Baton Rouge LA $26,000 - $30,000 plus benefits. Full Time None

Contact Info:


Web site:


225-926-3050 ext. 26

Created On:  01/12/2012 - 01:38 p.m.

Modified On:  01/12/2012 - 03:03 p.m.

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