Careers & Internships
WITF, 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, Pennsylvania Public Radio, WITF.org, WITF Educational Services and Media Solutions.
Serving the beautiful and historic Susquehanna Valley in 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.
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Apply using the links below or download our Application for Employment and send it to the Public Media Center. All applications and resumes are kept on file for one year from when they are received.
Learn about WITF’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Current Open Positions
Part Time Radio Host
WITF is looking for new voices to join our radio broadcast team. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to be one of the local voices of WITF. This flexible, part time role will allow you to host during the morning and afternoon drive times as well as weekend shifts. If you’re looking to grow your broadcasting skills and join a team that helps to bring important news and information to our community alongside our national broadcasts from NPR, this could be the job for you. Candidates should have at least one year of experience of broadcasting or voice-over work and a desire to learn and grow.
State Capitol Reporter
Are you looking for a position that challenges you to expand your skills as a multi-platform journalist? Join WITF, where you will provide day-to-day coverage of our state government and offer insight, analysis, and foresight about the political spectrum across Pa. You will oversee the daily operations of a one-person bureau, which produces spot news and long-form stories that will be heard through a network of public media organizations in Pennsylvania and across the region. This multimedia approach will aim to sustain connected, contextualized statewide reporting on policies. Plus, you will have the opportunity to cover the 2024 election in a key battleground state while meeting audiences where they are getting their news, including online, podcasts, and social media. Experience the freedom to use your audio, video and photography skills daily.
WITF is seeking an experienced multiplatform journalist. The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree, at least two years as a journalist in a fast-paced environment, and is an engaging storyteller with strong reporting, investigative skills and writing abilities. The reporter must also be comfortable working independently, producing high quality photographs to supplement their stories, have knowledge of audio editing software, and have the ability to appear on television and participate in community engagement events. The state Capitol beat is a dying breed across the country. Here’s an opportunity to help Pennsylvanians understand how their government works and how policy decisions impact their lives.
Founded in 1964, WITF is Central Pa.’s public media organization broadcasting PBS, NPR, and multimedia programming on television, radio, and the web to a region of over 2.3 million people. WITF was founded to be an educational resource to our community, and we continue to do so by providing trusted journalism, thoughtful discussion, and educational experiences through our media and community outreach. We offer full time staff medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and a generous time off package on day one. WITF is an EOE and strives to have a staff that mirrors the community we serve. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. If you are interested in joining our team and supporting our mission of connecting our community to opportunities for learning, apply today!
Current Internship Positions
WITF offers hands-on learning opportunities to college students across a variety of disciplines. Our paid internships are funded by the Chronister Internship Endowment, the Richard S. and Ann B. Barshinger Foundation, and other generous donors. We are currently recruiting for the following internship opportunities:
- Audio Production Internship – Summer 2023
- Event Coordination Internship – Summer 2023
- Human Resources Internship – Fall 2023
- Marketing Internship – Fall 2023
- Newsroom Internship – Summer 2023
- WITF Productions Internship – Summer 2023