New Hampshire Public Radio
  • 02-Jun-2017 to 26-Jun-2017 (EST)
  • concord, NH, USA
  • Full Time


The Morning Edition Producer is responsible for working with the host of Morning Edition to enhance the local news presence on Morning Edition. The Producer will work with the News Director and Program Director to craft the overall sound and local content of the program to meet the needs of our listening audience.   The Morning Edition Producer will also be responsible for updating the website each morning, posting newscast stories, images and video to the web, and will help grow the social media presence of the program and the host.

NHPR is New Hampshire's independent and trusted source for news and information, and the state's largest radio news service. The station broadcasts news, information, analysis, arts, and entertainment programming to more than 177,000 weekly listeners across the region, and reaches a global audience through its on-demand properties. Based in Concord, the state's capital and political hub, NHPR's newsroom, digital team, and original programs consistently earn national recognition for their in-depth reporting and production, including the 2015 national Edward R. Murrow Award for overall excellence.


  • Works with the Morning Edition Host to create local content and assemble program elements to best serve NHPR listeners
  • Plans, books, pre-interviews, researches, and edits host interviews for broadcast
  • Works with Host to produce morning newscasts through noon
  • Creates engaging copy for host
  • Scans wires, news websites and other sources to stay on top of the day's news in New Hampshire and the region
  • Updates newscast content to accommodate breaking news throughout the workday
  • Produces and edits field segments
  • Participates in daily editorial meetings
  • Updates the website each morning, edits headlines and refreshes homepage
  • Prepares, edits and posts local and newscast content online
  • Increases Morning Edition's social media and digital presence and contributes to NHPR feeds
  • Participates in on-air fundraising and sponsorship activities as assigned
  • Edits newscast audio hourly for digital use (NPR One and other projects)
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Passion and intuition for journalism and radio, a keen eye and ear for media trends and audience needs
  • Excellent writing skills, including radio script writing. Minimum of one year of experience in news writing for broadcast
  • A minimum of two years of reporting experience. News writing experience for print or digital a plus
  • News judgment to recognize the relative importance of news stories and develop them appropriately
  • Demonstrated initiative in developing sources to produce original news coverage
  • Ability to find new and interesting angles on stories and determine best means of delivery, including most appropriate media formats to effectively tell the story
  • Demonstrated radio editing and production skills, experience in producing and/or editing digital media (e.g., video, audio, interactive media, photo editing, blogs)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, broadcast automation systems, such as Audio Vault, and digital editing software, such as Adobe Audition
  • Experience posting content online, including understanding of linking, adding photos and other media, providing text versions of newscasts, and using social media; technologically versatile and willing to expand skills
  • Familiarity with digital studio broadcast equipment
  • Working knowledge of New Hampshire issues desirable
  • Knowledge of relevant FCC rules and regulations
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently to achieve desired goals
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and a sense of urgency required to meet deadlines
  • B.A. in relevant field or equivalent experience


NHPR is an equal opportunity employer.

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