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

Senior Major Gifts Officer

WITF’s Development team seeks a creative, dynamic, experienced development professional to cultivate a specific portfolio of major and deferred gift prospects to secure immediate and long-term gift revenue. Represent WITF to a variety of constituencies, meetings, groups, and individuals for the purpose of introducing WITF and develop beneficial relationships. Act as a leader and motivator to nurture and foster cohesive relationships with new and current donors. Grant writing experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred with a minimum of five years of major gifts, planned giving and/or foundation experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be comfortable in public and engaging others in a social setting. Competitive compensation and excellent benefits. EOE.

Please use this link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=9050091

Sports Anchor, Part Time

Radio Pennsylvania is seeking a broadcast professional for a part-time position in our sports department, which provides services for 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.

Please use this link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8643191

Anchor/Reporter, Part Time

Radio Pennsylvania is seeking a broadcast professional to cover occasional part-time shifts for our statewide radio network, comprised of more than 60 affiliates across Pennsylvania. The position can include weekday and weekend hours on an as-needed basis with duties including writing & anchoring newscasts, interviewing newsmakers, producing packaged news stories, providing news feed to affiliates and other duties assigned by the News Director.

This is an excellent entry-level opportunity for someone looking to join a successful, award-winning news team. Applicants must have experience in digital audio editing, with a preferred minimum of at least 1-2 years of experience in broadcast journalism.

Please use this link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8629571

Social Media Editor

WITF is seeking a Social Media Editor to help our multimedia newsroom leverage social tools and technology to create new forms of digital journalism. The Social Media Editor will be a part of WITF’s content team and will work closely with our community, bloggers, reporters and producers across the content team. The individual should be able to spot the conversation starter in every story and help build as well as lead a conversation around our journalism when needed, with a credible, conversational blogging voice. This person should also understand how to leverage social networks to enhance the reporting process.

A steward of the brand, the Social Media Editor helps grow our audience across social networks, connecting readers with our content and engaging them in conversation. This position requires extensive experience using analytics to track audience growth and engagement across social platforms. We will also rely on the individual to help manage relationships with our community and clients. The ability to work independently, effectively and with others inside and outside the company is a must. The best candidates will know how to take initiative and oversee projects that are both immediate and long-term.

The Social Media Editor will have the opportunity to creatively brainstorm all types of newsroom projects, from daily stories to long-term enterprise packages.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2+ years of journalism experience. Reporting or blogging experience required.
  • Demonstrated experience building audience through social networks (Twitter, Facebook and beyond)
  • Working knowledge of Web production and HTML
  • Experience using social analytics and testing to determine and maximize social ROI
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and environment

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience producing multimedia and/or knowledge of video and photo editing platforms a plus
  • Experience with managing Search Engine Marketing and Social Media Marketing campaigns a plus
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong team player with desire to collaborate with others
  • Social media junkie

Are you the perfect person for this job? We want to hear about how you'd use social tools to tell stories and engage new readers.

Please use this link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8385611

 

Production Crew - Casual Part Time

Seeking energetic, talented, creative and experienced television professionals to operate cameras, audio, lighting, teleprompter and other production equipment during live & taped programs in studio and on location; and design, construct and light sets, on as needed basis. Previous TV experience preferred. This is a Casual Part Time entry level position. Looking for dependable team players with a willingness to learn. EOE.

Please use this link to apply:  https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=5827891

 

Internship opportunities

Internships with WITF are hands-on, resume-building, unpaid academic experiences in the following areas: Television Production, Radio, News, Marketing, Human Resources and Development. WITF offers internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students during the Spring, Summer and Fall Semesters.

WITF is now accepting applications for Summer 2014 Internships. Please apply for the internship you are interested in by clicking on the corresponding link below:

Development Internship https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8470401

Marketing Internship  - https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8470771

TV Production Internship  - https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8470831

News Internship  - https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8470801

Radio Internship  - https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8470811

Human Resources Internship https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8470761

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