New Hampshire Public Radio
  • 03-Jan-2019 to 31-Jan-2019 (EST)
  • Concord, NH, USA
  • Other

About the position

The Barbara and Dick Couch Fellowship for Innovation is a 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 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. The fellow will later join Programming, working with other team members generating ideas for shows and podcasts, enhancing their social media presence, pre-interviewing guests, writing scripts and editing audio. The Programming assignment will be with 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 can be structured as an 8 month (full-time) or 10 month (32 hours per week) experience. 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, 2017 and 2018 national Edward R. Murrow Award for overall excellence.


Who Should Apply

Ideal candidates are inspired by innovative storytelling and/or journalism through on-air and online media, aspire to a career in public media and have demonstrated commitment to their 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
  • A written professional or academic reference
  • 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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