Work at WUWM

Work at WUWM

WUWM 89.7 - Milwaukee's NPR, a department of UW-Milwaukee and an NPR member station, offers an exciting and creative work environment. WUWM looks for ambitious, dedicated people who are ready for a challenge.

JOB OPENINGS

Eric Von Reporter Fellowship
Journalists at WUWM identify, report, edit and produce a wide range of stories for all WUWM programs and digital platforms. The Von Fellowship is designed to give recently graduated journalism students the opportunity to work in a professional news environment, preparing stories for broadcast and digital platforms. A particular emphasis is being put on recruiting candidates from underrepresented groups. Position open until filled with an initial screening to take place on June 21, 2018.
The expected annual salary will be approximately $39,000 per year, with actual compensation dependent upon qualifications and experience. This position also offers a comprehensive benefit package.

Innovation / Business Reporter
WUWM seeks a full-time journalist who will focus on innovation in the fields of health, science, technology and business in Southeastern Wisconsin. The person must be inquisitive and explore that ‘how’ and why’ of an issue and putting complex stories into context for our listeners. The person will independently research, gather, write, edit and produce stories and interviews for broadcast and digital platforms, prepare stories for national broadcast on NPR and respond to, and report on, other news stories as assigned. Position open until filled with an initial screening to take place on April 14, 2018.
The expected annual salary will be in the upper $40,000s, with actual compensation dependent upon qualifications and experience. This position also offers a comprehensive benefit package.

Education Reporter
WUWM seeks to add a full time reporter specifically focused on education topics, issues, and debates in Southeastern Wisconsin while adding to the national dialogue about education reform in the United States. The successful candidate will independently research, gather, write, edit and produce stories and interviews for broadcast and digital platforms, prepare stories for national broadcast on NPR and respond to, and report on, other news stories as assigned. Position open until filled with an initial screening to take place on April 14, 2018.
The expected annual salary will be in the upper $40,000s, with actual compensation dependent upon qualifications and experience. This position also offers a comprehensive benefit package.

Digital Producer
WUWM is hiring a Digital Producer to create and edit multimedia content for our website, social media and other platforms. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree, minimum of one year of experience in digital news production, must be available to work weekdays, evenings and some weekend as needed, strong writing, grammar and AP proofreading skills and must be able to multitask on deadline, communicate across departments. Position open until filled with an initial screening to take place on April 2, 2018.
The expected salary range for this position is $42,000 per year, with actual compensation dependent upon qualifications and experience. This position offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Major Donor Specialist
WUWM is hiring a Major Donor Specialist who will be responsible for raising financial support that is substantial in size and has a permanent impact on the station’s future. Open until filled. Review of applications will begin on February 26, 2018.
Applications received after February 26 may not receive consideration.
The expected salary range for this position is $63,000 per year, with actual compensation dependent upon qualifications and experience. This position offers a comprehensive benefits package.

INTERNSHIPS

WUWM offers multiple internships at our station, located in downtown Milwaukee. Students can gain hands-on experience in broadcast and digital journalism or marketing / graphic design. All WUWM internships are unpaid; college credits may be earned.

Complete this application and follow these guidelines - WUWM News / Lake Effect / DigitalMarketing & Graphic Design  - to apply for a WUWM internship.

VOLUNTEER

Becoming a WUWM volunteer is a great way to show your support. WUWM is always seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help with office work and at outreach events. » Volunteer Application

WUWM notifies organizations and groups that assist job seekers when there is an opening at the station. If your organization would like to be added to the list, send contact information to Ann Piatt via email.

WUWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer

WUWM / UW-Milwaukee is an AA / EEO employer strongly committed to maintaining a climate supporting equality of opportunity and respect for differences based on gender, culture, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age and lawful activities. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who would enhance and diversify our workforce.

To comply with Section 73.2080©(6) of the FFC's 2002 rule on equal employment opportunities, WUWM posts its EEO Public File Reports.

» EEO Public Radio Report 2017