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Reporter 2 - (STA012419)

Researches, reports, writes and produces multimedia spot and features for Houston Public Media (HPM) on-air and digital platforms. Serves as on-air program host, Individual position may be specific to either tv or radio operations.

Job Duties

  1. Provides aesthetic and creative direction of the production process for live and recorded public media programs.
  2. Conceives, researches, develops and executes ideas and concepts into program content.
  3. Provides on-air hosting and verbal delivery consistent with highest professional broadcast standards: National Public Radio-NPR
  4. Operates station broadcast and production equipment in a professional manner consistent with NPR standards.
  5. Advance the station�s public image at community outreach events.
  6. Participates in station fund-raising campaigns and special events.
  7. May assist station management by training other on-air talent or by serving as a team lead.
  8. Curates the HPM website and shares content on various social media platforms, to include Facebook, Twitter, etc..
  9. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Qualifications :

Bachelors and 3 years experience

Education: Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Experience: Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience. Certification/Licensing: None.

Notes to Applicant: Houston Public Media wants you to help us establish our first news bureau. As our newsroom continues to grow and we look for new ways to engage our audience, we're starting a bureau in the Houston-area's second largest county. Fort Bend has a population of nearly 900,000 and is the most diverse county in Texas. It's also one of the fastest-growing areas of the United States and includes distinctly different population centers and cultures. It's a major economic driver for the Houston region and blends both urban and rural issues. Our ideal candidate will have at least three (3) years of professional journalism experience, will know how to write for our digital platforms and have what it takes to create a compelling radio story. This journalist will be based in Sugar Land, one of the area's most vibrant communities, and will be responsible for covering a wide range of issues, from politics and education to business and culture. We're looking for a motivated, curious journalist who hunts for the stories nobody else is reporting. Houston Public Media-News 88.7 is a leading news source in our city, with a commitment to quality journalism and a newsroom that reflects our community.

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