New Hampshire Public Radio
  • 29-Jan-2018 to 21-Feb-2018 (EST)
  • Concord, NH, USA
  • Other
  • Part Time

About the position

The Barbara and Dick Couch Fellowship for Innovation is a 10 month  fellowship for recent graduates who aspire to a career in public media. The fellow will gain hands-on experience in all aspects of news reporting and audio production.


The 2018 fellow will start in the News department working alongside other members of the news team honing reporting skills, producing daily stories as well as longer features, engaging our audience through social media and adding digital elements to news stories. He or she will later join Programming, working with other team members generating ideas for shows and podcasts, pre-interviewing guests, writing scripts, editing audio and enhancing their social media presence. Programming assignments will be with The Exchange, NHPR's flagship public affairs program, and the Creative Production Unit, which produces NHPR's local program Word of Mouth, Outside/In and the podcast Civics 101, and serves as an editorial, production and digital resource for NHPR's newsroom and content makers.

The fellowship is a 10 month, part-time (32 hours per week) position. Fellows receive a stipend of $20,000 plus benefits, including paid vacation and holidays.


About the station

We are New Hampshire's independent and trusted source for news and information, and the state's largest radio news service. 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. NHPR is the winner of the 2015 and 2017 national Edward R. Murrow Award for overall excellence.


Who Should Apply

The ideal candidate is inspired by innovative storytelling through on-air and online media, aspires to a career in public radio and has demonstrated commitment to his or her community. Previous public media experience is not required. The fellowship is open to applicants who completed their undergraduate or graduate degrees within the past three years. A valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record is required.


Application Process

Please submit:

  • A cover letter that explains your interest in public media
  • Your resume
  • Two written professional or academic references
  • Two examples of your work, such as a writing sample (of 1,000 words or less) or excerpt from a video or radio production, or other creative work. 

NHPR is an equal opportunity employer


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