Reporting Relationship: This position is part of Indiana's IPB News statewide journalism collaboration, which is partner-funded and receives grants from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Lilly Endowment. It is based at WFYI near downtown Indianapolis, with statewide reporting responsibilities. The position reports directly to the IPB News Managing Editor.
IPB News was established in 2015 by nine Indiana Public Broadcasting stations to share resources, extend services, grow audience and fill news gaps left by declining funding for print and television news. It began as a statewide team of beat reporters based in northern, central and southern Indiana. This year, the team is expanding with new positions and a statewide radio show.POSITION PURPOSE
This position is part of a recent expansion of IPB News, Indiana's statewide public media team. We're looking for a reporter/producer who can expand our statewide video output on television, web and social media. They will report on all IPB News beats: government, health/science, business/workforce development, education, and energy/environment. They will occasionally work with other reporters, collaboratively, on multi-platform, enterprise projects.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To be successful in this role, an individual must be able to perform in a satisfactory manner the functions listed below. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
The IPB News Video Reporter/Producer's primary responsibility is to report and produce video stories, in addition to other responsibilities defined below or determined necessary to meet the needs of the position and support the success of the team.
Additional Responsibilities Include:
The statewide IPB News team reports to the IPB News Managing Editor, who is stationed at WFYI in Indianapolis. All positions are grant-funded for three years with the possibility of extension. Partner stations contribute funding for this collaboration and intend to sustain it.
Team members are stationed around the state. IPB News reporting focuses on the intersections of people and policy across several beats:
The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
About Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations (IPBS)
IPBS represents nine NPR and eight PBS member stations working collectively to deliver free and accessible programming and educational services over the air, online and in classrooms. Stations are located in Bloomington, Elkhart, Evansville, Fort. Wayne, Indianapolis, Merrillville, Muncie, South Bend, Vincennes and West Lafayette. For more information, visit ipbs.org.
This description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position.
It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
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