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, TFM Advertising 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 hrmail@witf.org.

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Current Open Positions

Transforming Health Reporter

Health care has become one of the key issues facing the country, the state, and central Pennsylvania. There's no shortage of stories to tell. From health care reform in Washington, to the opioid epidemic that has torn through communities, to health system consolidation, this job has never been more critical. To help listeners better understand how health policy impacts their lives, WITF is looking for a skilled, creative and ambitious multi-platform journalist to lead our Transforming Health project. The ideal candidate will have a passion for telling powerful stories with unique and diverse voices, and be able to turn complex topics into compelling radio stories for a wide audience. If you are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment while also taking on long-range projects, join our nationally-recognized news department. We are looking for someone who can craft informative reports that will be distributed through all our platforms: radio, our website, Twitter, Facebook, and more. You'll also be someone who uses social media to an active audience in central Pennsylvania. You'll be able to have a big impact in Pennsylvania's state Capitol. State legislators, agency heads, countless state workers, and lobbyists all turn to WITF for news every day. If you want your journalism to have the potential to make a difference, you want to be here. The position is also a part of the NPR/Kaiser Health News collaborative reporting project, with weekly calls with NPR editors and fellow health reporters from across the country. Your stories will be distributed across the state and air nationally. You will also lead community engagement efforts through the Hearken platform, and events like forums and panel discussions. You will have the opportunity to occasionally host WITF's public affairs show and be a regular on-air contributor to the station's fund drives. Journalists with multimedia experience are preferred, but print journalists willing to learn audio writing and editing are encouraged to apply. We'd love to welcome you to our growing newsroom...a newsroom that's been honored with 13 RTDNA National Edward R. Murrow awards, a duPont-Columbia Silver Baton, four PRNDI awards, an ONA award and a SPJ Sigma Delta Chi award over the last decade. EOE.

If you are interested in joining our team, please:

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Television Production Coordinator

WITF is seeking a part time Production Coordinator for a high profile TV production.  Duties include, but are not limited to; supervising production crew, client interaction, quality assurance, production of program, and backup announcing. Shift is every Sunday and Monday from 4pm-8pm including holidays. Candidate should have a bachelor's degree with 1-2 years of TV production experience or an 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. 

If you are interested in joining our team, please:

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Data Analyst

WITF is seeking to hire an innovative and motivated Data Analyst. The candidate must be able to manage all activities accurately that are related to the collection and presentation of our Member Systems data. This includes but is not limited to ensuring the monitoring of all aspects of the gift process, collecting and analyzing data, and collaborating with multiple departments to assisting with the development of membership fundraising strategies to increase donor revenue and retention.

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree in Management Information System, Data Science, Computer Science, Business, and/or Finance and 5-7 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) is required. Along with competitive pay, WITF offers medical, dental, and vision insurance in addition to company paid life and disability insurance and a generous 401(k) program that includes a company match starting on your first day. WITF is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in joining our team, please:

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Associate Director of Major Giving

WITF's Development team seeks a creative, dynamic professional to cultivate a specific portfolio of major and planned gift prospects to secure immediate and long-term gift revenue. The Associate Director of Major Giving will represent our organization to a variety of constituencies, meetings, groups, and individuals for the purpose of introducing WITF and cultivating and stewarding beneficial relationships.  A Bachelor's degree is preferred with two to four years of major giving, planned giving and/or foundation experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Planned giving experience is preferred.  The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, organized, and a flexible multi-tasker who possesses mature judgment, with excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills and is able to work with a wide range of personalities and relationships.  WITF offers competitive benefits that include medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous 401(k) with company match starting on your first day.  WITF is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in joining our team, please:

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RadioPA Account Executive

RadioPA is looking for a self-starter to join our sales team. The ideal candidate will possess a college degree and minimum of 3 years of outside sales experience. Media experience is a plus but not required. Creative orientation and the ability to think strategically is a must. Responsibilities include selling to regional clients across a multi-market platform. Some travel is required. RadioPA is a part of WITF Enterprises, a subsidiary of WITF, Inc. RadioPA offers full time employees several benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance from your first day as well a 401(k) with a generous company match. WITF and RadioPA are EOE.

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RadioPA Anchor/Reporter - Full Time Opportunity

RadioPA (a division of WITF) is seeking a broadcast professional to cover news stories of state and regional interest for their statewide radio network. This full time position requires writing and anchoring newscasts, covering press conferences, conducting interviews, producing story packages and long-form programming, and providing news feeds for RadioPA's affiliates.

The ideal candidate must have experience in digital audio editing and field reporting. The candidate must also have a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or Media with a minimum of one to two years' experience in broadcast journalism, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Along with competitive pay, RadioPA offers medical, dental, and vision insurance in addition to company paid life and disability insurance and a generous 401(k) program that includes a company match starting on your first day. RadioPA and WITF are equal opportunity employers.

If you are interested in joining the WITF family please:

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Maintenance Engineer

WITF is seeking top notch Maintenance Engineers to monitor and maintain studio production, origination and transmission equipment such as cameras, videotape equipment, distribution equipment, switchers, and editors on a regular, part-time evening schedule (weekdays & weekends). Perform Operation Technician duties as needed and train employees in operation of production, recording and broadcast equipment. May be assigned to engineer studio productions. Endeavor to maintain high quality control standards. Union position. Associates degree in Electronics, Electronic Technology or Broadcast Engineering experience preferred. Minimum 3 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. EOE.

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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.

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Current Internship Positions 

Television Productions Internship (Summer 2017)

WITF is looking for bright, dynamic, and outgoing students for our 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.

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Educational Servicers Internship (Summer 2017)

WITF is seeking organized, reliable and creative individual who is interested in exploring the impact of non-traditional, community settings on family engagement and learning.

As an intern, you will assist with planning and implementing WITF's Kindergarten transition program, Ready Set Go...Kindergarten! This one day event aims to celebrate the transition to kindergarten and support families and children with engaging activities and play.  Ideal majors for this internship include English, Communications, PR, and Marketing.

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

Click here to apply.

RadioPA Anchor/Reporter - Full Time Opportunity

Data Analyst
WITF is seeking to hire an innovative and motivated Data Analyst. The candidate must be able to manage all activities accurately that are related to the collection and presentation of our Member Systems data. This includes but is not limited to ensuring the monitoring of all aspects of the gift process, collecting and analyzing data, and collaborating with multiple departments to assisting with the development of membership fundraising strategies to increase donor revenue and retention.

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree in Management Information System, Data Science, Computer Science, Business, and/or Finance and 5-7 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  An advanced knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) is required. Along with competitive pay, WITF offers medical, dental, and vision insurance in addition to company paid life and disability insurance and a generous 401(k) program that includes a company match starting on your first day. WITF is an equal opportunity employer.

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