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
Customer Service Specialist
Do you enjoy working with people and providing top-notch customer service? WITF is looking for a Customer Service Specialist to join our team. In this role, you will work with members of our development and fundraising team to answer questions and provide an amazing customer experience to our audience and donors. Our Customer Service Specialist will also provide administrative support to their colleagues through data entry, responding to customer inquiries, and forwarding customer questions and concerns to the appropriate department. Our Development Team works hard to support WITF’s mission financially through several fundraising campaigns throughout the year. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
The ideal candidate should have a 2+ years of customer service experience or equivalent education and experience along with proficient skills in customer databases and Microsoft Office. Experience in a nonprofit is a plus.
Founded in 1964, WITF is Central Pa.’s public media affiliate broadcasting PBS, NPR, and original programming on television and radio. 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 Central Pa.’s public media affiliate to support our mission of connecting our community to opportunities for learning, apply today! You can find more information here:
WITF is seeking a skilled, creative, and ambitious multi-platform digital producer with strong news judgement. This person should have a track record of digital innovation, while serving as a dynamic team player, who is comfortable in the digital and social media worlds and can handle operating in a fast-turnaround environment. The job duties include working with content creators to build a multimedia story to share with our community on multiple digital and social media platforms. A steward of the WITF brand, the Digital Producer will also help grow our audience across social networks and newsletters, connecting readers with our content and engaging them in conversation. This position requires extensive experience using analytics to track audience growth and engagement across digital platforms. 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.
- Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Digital or Multimedia preferred
- 2+ years of multiplatform digital newsroom experience.
- 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
- 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 will use social tools to tell stories and engage new readers. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply here:
Current Internship Positions
WITF offers resume-building, academic experience to college students across a variety of disciplines. While our internships are unpaid, interns using their internship for academic credit have the opportunity to apply for a stipend through the Chronister Internship Endowment.
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