Careers and Internships

witf-pmc.jpgWITF, a multimedia company and a destination, is one of the country's top-performing and most entrepreneurial public broadcasting organizations, serves the 41st largest media market.

The company comprises public broadcasting stations WITF TV, WITF FM, news networks RadioPA Networks and Pennsylvania Public Radio, regional magazine Central PA, WITF.org, WITF Educational Services, Top Flight Media and Media Solutions.

Serving the beautiful and historic Susquehanna Valley in South Central Pennsylvania (with easy access from Routes 283, 83, 81 and the PA Turnpike)-offering a reasonable cost of living. WITF is located just one and one half hours from Baltimore, two hours from Washington and Philadelphia, and three hours from New York City.

If you are involved in a community group that would like to be notified of current job opportunities, please call (717) 704-3000 or email humanresources@witf.org

The following three links contain documentation relating to WITF employment:


Current Open Positions

Information Technology Manager

A busy job for an energetic IT Manager! Hands-on strategic thinker needed to manage and provide hardware and software maintenance, training and consultations, and recommendations about future planning and development of resources. Resolve problems using solutions that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts and advise management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations, and/or inter-departmental relations. Establish, plan, and administer the overall policies and goals for WITF's IT Department. Manage applications and database systems; train staff; perform Help Desk duties; maintain software, hardware and resources inventory.

Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area with at least 5 years of experience in the field. Experience with VMWare virtualization, storage area networks, blade servers, Cisco hardware, Cisco IOS, Microsoft Server and Active Directory management, Microsoft Exchange, RSA SecurID, Nortel Phone Switch, Web Security, Amazon Web Services, SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft IIS preferred. Experience with Linux and basic computer programming (Java or C#) is a plus.

WITF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12662071


TV Production Coordinator, Part-Time

WITF seeks a part time Production Supervisor for a high profile TV production at our Harrisburg, PA studio. Duties include, but are not limited to; managing production crew, client interaction, quality assurance, production of program, and backup announcing. Shift is from 4pm-8pm, approximately 20 hours/week to include weekends and holidays. A bachelor's degree with 1-2 years of TV production experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to submit to extensive background check. Promptness and reliability are essential.

WITF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14138791


Director of Programming and On-Air Promotion (TV & Radio)

WITF is seeking a seasoned and dynamic Director of Programming and On-air Promotion to lead our radio and TV programming efforts, and to increase audience and advance the image of WITF in the central Pennsylvania region. We are looking for a collegial leader who can develop strategies to increase audience, sales/sponsorship and philanthropic results; oversee on-air communications to ensure consistent and accurate brand messaging; compile and analyze TV and FM audience data. This position is a critical player in program and organizational strategy. Bachelor's degree with at least 8 years of experience in broadcast programming. On-air experience a bonus. Competitive compensation and benefits package.

WITF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14138451


Production Crew - Part Time, Regular Shift 

WITF is seeking experienced production crew members to join our team on a regular, part-time evening schedule , 5-8pm (weekdays and/or weekends), approximately 9-12 hours per week for a live program in studio. We are looking to fill various positions including: Technical Director, Studio Audio Operator, Studio Camera Operator and CG Operator.

Requires previous television operations; 1-2 years' experience for Camera and CG; 3-5 years' experience for Technical Director and Audio.

Our technical employees are represented by the National Association of Broadcast Employers and Technicians (NABET-CWA).

WITF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12960491


TV & FM Traffic Coordinator

Seeking a detail-oriented, computer-savvy individual to oversee scheduling of between-program "traffic" material on WITF's radio and television stations.  Determines and schedules promotions, advertising, pledge, interstitials, and other "fill" material that airs between shows.  Generates daily logs and prepares reports, as needed. Experience in data entry and/or broadcast "traffic" is preferred. ProTrack software knowledge a plus.  Experience in and/or knowledge of public broadcasting is preferred but not required.  WITF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14152211


Anchor/Reporter, Part Time - Radio PA

Radio Pennsylvania is seeking a broadcast professional to cover news stories of state and regional interest for statewide radio network comprised of more than 60 affiliates across Pennsylvania. Shift is early morning weekend hours and occasional weekday fill-ins (hours to vary). Position reports to the News Director and involves writing and anchoring newscasts, covering press conferences, producing story packages, conducting interviews, producing long-form programming and providing news feeds for affiliates. Applicants must have experience in digital audio editing and field reporting, with a minimum of at least 1-2 years of experience in broadcast journalism.

To apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13306801


Vice President of Business Development

Top Flight Media is seeking a Vice President of Sales & Business Development to manage and lead sales and business development efforts. TFM's clients are a diverse & demanding group of non-profit institutions, government agencies, and issue & advocacy organizations who require compelling campaigns. Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting full client needs analyses to determine the best customer engagement strategy and platforms for each client.
  • Devising strategies for new client development and client retention. 
  • Coordinating with key department staff - from account services, project management and to creative services - to ensure client needs are met and executed effectively.
  • Calling on prospective clients to develop and maintain meaningful relationships and to secure continued and new business.
  • Providing leadership and mentorship to account executives while filling the sales pipeline.
  • Preparing sales reports depicting sales volume and potential revenue and areas of proposed client base expansion. Exceeding monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals.
  • Continually assessing the competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant markets.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in sales management and business development with a proven ability to mentor and build teams to achieve objectives. A bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5-7 years outside sales or equivalent professional experience required. Direct agency experience is a plus.

Top Flight Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=14235361


Creative Director

Top Flight Media is seeking a Creative Director to lead creative production needs and ensure flawless execution that exceeds client expectations. TFM's clients are a diverse & demanding group of non-profit institutions, government agencies, and issue & advocacy organizations who require compelling, creative campaigns. The CD will work collaboratively with an in-house creative team across multiple media platforms and communication channels. 

The qualified candidate will have a robust portfolio of diverse work demonstrating excellence in writing, production and design. The position requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent with minimum 3-5 years' experience directing a creative team and success in integrating a variety of innovative concepts, practices, and procedures.

Top Flight Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14234921


Current Internship Positions 

Social Media Internship

WITF is seeking organized and reliable Communications, Broadcasting, English, and Public Relations majors who are interested in building their resume with this unique look into the strategic use of social media and promotions. Creative thinkers, storytellers, and news hounds are encouraged to apply.

As an intern, you will assist with organizational content for outreach campaigns to build awareness of projects through blogs, Twitter, and Facebook, support content scheduling and program promotion campaigns carried out through vehicles including: email marketing, print media, blog posts, and social media, gain the ability to understand and evaluate metrics and performance of a variety of projects and programs, and develop files/lists of contacts and resources.

Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students.

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13979141


Radio Internship

Be part of WITF's award winning Smart Talk team!

Smart Talk is a daily, interactive radio program hosted by Scott LaMar. It features conversations with newsmakers and experts in a variety of fields and explores a wide range of issues and ideas including: the economy, politics, health care, education, culture, and the environment. The show airs live weekdays at 9:00am with a repeat at 7:00 pm. The program is also available on-demand online at witf.org. 

Smart Talk is looking for highly motivated and extremely dependable interns to assist with daily production including (but not limited to): researching show topics, booking guests, answering phones during live broadcasts, etc. This internship will allow you to gain valuable industry experience while at the same time building up your resume with an award winning radio program that you helped produce!  Applicants must be available weekdays between 8:00am and 1:00pm. Additional hours may be required and shall be negotiated on a case by case basis. 

Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students.

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13979111


TV Production Internship

WITF is looking for bright, dynamic, and outgoing students for our Fall Internship Program. We have great opportunities for interns in our Television Production Department to work on WITF's latest productions. This internship is a great way to gain hands on experience with an exciting, fast-paced public media organization. Duties would include: working closely with a producer, logging raw footage, transcribing on camera interview footage, conducting research, making phone calls, participating in location shoots when necessary, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications include: a fundamental understanding of the television production process, either through classroom study or practical experience, experience working with Final Cut Pro editing system is a plus but not necessary, computer literacy, good communication skills, must be highly motivated and dependable.

Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students.

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13979121


Marketing Internship

WITF seeks an organized, confident, detail-oriented, and reliable student who is interested in gaining first-hand experience with this unique opportunity to work with our Marketing Director on numerous projects.

The selected candidate will assist with brand management, the strategic marketing plan, annual marketing plans, creative planning and promotion, and public relations.

Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students.

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13979091


Development Internship

WITF is seeking organized, confident and reliable Communications/Journalism, English, Business Administration, Management, Marketing and Public Relations majors with good research and communication skills who are interested in building their resume with this unique look into the daily operations of non-profit fundraising

As an intern, you will assist in all areas of fundraising:  including major gifts, grants, direct mail, on-air campaigns, and special events.

Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students. 

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13979081


Human Resources Internship

WITF seeks organized, confident and reliable Human Resources majors who are interested in building their resume with this unique look into the daily operations of HR.

The internship position will provide opportunities to learn about the many aspects of HR administration including: resume screening, interviewing, new employee orientation and assisting with employee benefit plans. You will have the opportunity to work with HR specific computer programs, attend recruitment fairs and plan employee engagement activities. 

As an intern you will gain valuable, real-world experience, as well as provide the Human Resources team with additional administrative support. Completed coursework in the HR field is preferred.

Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students. 

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13979101

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