New Hampshire Public Radio
  • 31-Jul-2018 to 22-Aug-2018 (EST)
  • Concord, NH, USA
  • Part Time


About the position

NHPR's Public Radio Fellowship with The Exchange is a ten month fellowship for those with a strong interest in politics and public policy who aspire to a career in public media. The Fellow will gain hands-on experience in radio show production working on our public affairs show, The Exchange.


The Fellow will craft digital content for the daily show and engage with our audience through social media and other programs such as Hearken to promote it and gather ideas for future programs.  The Fellow will also help choose and write newscast items from the show, working with the News department to help ensure that The Exchange is part of the daily news cycle. In addition, he or she will pitch show ideas, pre-interview guests, and write promos and script materials, including questions for the host. 


Working alongside experienced producers and journalists, the Fellow will learn about writing for radio and editing audio, and will sharpen reporting, researching, and interviewing skills. He or she will be joining NHPR during a busy election season and will have the opportunity to take part in planning and producing election events, such as candidate interviews and debates.


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


About the station

NHPR is 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, 2017, and 2018 national Edward R. Murrow Award for overall excellence.



The ideal candidate aspires to a career in public media and has excellent writing skills and news judgment; some experience in journalism with proven interviewing and reporting skills; experience in digital and social media; and a keen interest in politics and public policy.  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. 


Application Process

Please submit:

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



NHPR is an equal opportunity employer

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