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

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


Sports Anchor/Reporter, Part Time - Radio PA

Radio Pennsylvania is seeking a broadcast professional for our sports department, which provides services to more than 60 radio affiliates across Pennsylvania. The position can include early morning weekday and/or weekend hours on an as-needed basis. Duties include writing & anchoring sportscasts, taking sports feeds from stringers across North America, covering major collegiate or professional sporting events, providing sports feeds to affiliates and other duties assigned by the Sports Director. Applicants must have a valid driver's license and experience in digital audio editing with a preferred minimum 1-2 years of experience in sports broadcasting.

To apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13306931


Radio Reporter, Keystone Crossroads
WPSU is a partner station for Keystone Crossroads, a Corporation for Public Broadcasting grant funded project. Keystone Crossroads, is a collaborative radio project with WITF in Harrisburg, WPSU in University Park, WHYY in Philadelphia and WESA in Pittsburg. This position would be based at WPSU in University Park.

The Keystone Crossroads Reporter is responsible for reporting on infrastructure, economic, legal and financial issues facing Pennsylvania cities. The ideal candidate is an engaging storyteller with strong reporting and writing abilities and journalism experience, preferably in radio, but also should have cross-platform experience/exposure. The reporter must be comfortable producing content for radio and the web, be able to write high quality text to supplement stories, have knowledge of audio editing software, and have the ability to appear on television and to participate in community engagement events. Reporter must be able to work flexible hours, have a valid driver's license and access to transportation as they are required to be on location at a story with little notice. This position demands a high level of creativity in attaining hard-to-get sources, and it is critical that the reporter is able to display good judgment in properly assessing the newsworthiness of a story as well as its appeal to the listener/reader. An understanding of how to obtain useful information through database focused research and use it to the benefit of an engaging story is strongly preferred. The position requires the ability to work effectively in a deadline driven environment. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. We seek candidates who are able to demonstrate experience and ability to advance Outreach's diversity initiative.

To apply: https://psu.jobs/job/57094


Production Crew - Part Time
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


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