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Multimedia Producer Ii

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 11, 2023

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Multimedia Producer Ii

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 01068935

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

Job Summary
WUWM is seeking an experienced interviewer and producer for Lake Effect. Lake Effect is a four day a week program and podcast from WUWM-Milwaukee's NPR that brings local conversations about the people, places and organizations that shape Milwaukee to the community. The producer will be involved in all aspects of show production. They will conduct interviews on a variety of topics from current events to arts, and human interest. The candidate will need to be able to engage with the Milwaukee community on a regular basis.

The Lake Effect Producer will work in tandem with our Lake Effect executive producer and hosts to create the daily show.
  • Schedule and conduct interviews from the home office, in studio and on location
  • Produce story ideas and interview subjects that fit in with the theme and style of the program
  • Prepare related material for the station's website and social media
  • Edit audio and program segments
  • Represent WUWM at community and virtual events
  • Participate in WUWM fundraising campaigns and activities
  • Other tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree OR 3 years of professional work experience
  • 1 year in journalism or related field
  • Audio editing experience
  • Broadcast writing experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 years in journalism or related field
  • Experience conducting pre-recorded and live interviews
  • Web posting experience
  • Familiarity with Southeastern Wisconsin issues
  • Knowledge of WUWM and/or public radio
  • Experience working with colleagues or communities with a diverse array of perspectives and backgrounds

Application Instructions
Applicants will be expected to provide:
  • A Resume
  • A cover letter that addresses the candidate’s professional level work experience as it relates to all required and preferred qualifications
  • A list of three professional references with contact information
  • Samples of audio work to include: (Uploaded links to work as “Other Document 1”)

1. Examples of interviews
2. Examples of vocal talents, such as broadcast reporting

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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