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American Public Media Group | St. Paul, Minnesota and Los Angeles, CA (View Jobs) (NEW: Apply for Apprentice News Clerk)

Smart? Curious? Want to make a difference in the world? Come work for us!

We are American Public Media Group (APMG), the parent organization of a large, dynamic group of not-for-profit broadcasting entities:

American Public Media™, one of the largest producers and distributors of public radio shows and podcasts in the world. APM’s portfolio includes A Prairie Home Companion®, The Splendid Table®, The Dinner Party Download®, Performance Today®, BBC World Service, and Brains On!®

Minnesota Public Radio®, a 45-station regional radio network that brings news, classical music and AAA-format rock to Minnesota and parts of North and South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Southern California Public Radio™, a group of news and information stations based in Pasadena and serving Los Angeles and the Inland Empire.

Marketplace®, a portfolio of radio programs and podcasts about economics and finance that includes Marketplace®, Marketplace Weekend™, Marketplace Tech®, and Marketplace Morning Report®.

APM Reports, our investigative and documentary unit, and the creator of the acclaimed podcast series In the Dark.

The Fitzgerald® Theater, an 880-seat theater that is home to many APM productions, including A Prairie Home Companion®.

Capital Public Radio | Sacramento, CA (View Jobs)

Capital Public Radio’s award winning multi-platform news department includes Health Care, Environment, Food & Sustainability and regional beats as well as a Capitol Bureau covering state government, and the recently launched Politifact California, a groundbreaking partnership with the Pulitzer Prize winning Politifact.com. CapRadio distributes daily, long-form and documentary content through the Capital Public Radio Network (CPRN) to more than 50 public radio stations in California and Oregon reaching more than three million listeners a week. CapRadio also produces Insight with Beth Ruyak, a one-hour daily public affairs show, and The View From Here, a nationally distributed, award winning community engagement documentary series delivering powerful, authentic stories that reflect our region.

Chicago Public Radio (WBEZ) | Chicago, IL (View Jobs)

Chicago Public Media is one of the largest and most respected public media organizations in the country. With an unparalleled reputation for creativity and innovation across all platforms, Chicago Public Media provides substantive news and insights, thoughtful conversation and meaningful connections to its diverse audiences throughout the Chicago area, as well as nationally and globally.

Chicago Public Media engages with its listeners and users across multiple platforms, including broadcast radio, digital streaming, and mobile apps. Its flagship station, WBEZ-Chicago (91.5 FM) is Chicagoland’s premier media hub for high-quality, fact-based journalism and engaging, entertaining audio programs and podcasts. WBEZ Chicago delivers a weekly listening audience of over 550,000, and broadcasts throughout Chicago and the surrounding region. WBEZ’s website, wbez.org, and its newly launched mobile app allows listeners to fully control their experience through its groundbreaking rePlayer functionality and on-demand platform. WBEZ’s sister service, Vocalo Radio (90.7 FM, vocalo.org), targets a multicultural audience through an urban alternative format.

The organization has a legacy of innovative program development having launched such iconic shows as This American Life, Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me…, and the ground-breaking podcast, Serial. Chicago Public Media is in the midst of a transformation from a broadcast radio service to a digital on-demand news and entertainment hub. With a tradition of journalistic excellence and innovation, and financial stability, CPM is poised for growth.

Colorado Public Radio | Centennial, CO (View Jobs)

Colorado Public Radio News (CPR News) has over 25 hosts, reporters and producers who cover hourly newscasts, produce stories for the daily-interview show "Colorado Matters," and report on the most important issues affecting the state, including coverage focused around the arts, health, education and energy and the environment.

Current | Takoma Park, MD (View Jobs)

Current is a nonprofit, multiplatform trade publication providing news, inspiration and job listings to people in and around public media.

Houston Public Media | Houston, TX (View Jobs)

The Texas Station Collaborative is a CPB-funded partnership between the four biggest public radio stations in Texas: KERA in Dallas, KUT in Austin, Houston Public Media and Texas Public Radio in San Antonio. We’re recruiting for jobs at all the Texas stations at NABJ/NAHJ.

Idea Stream | Cleveland, OH (View Jobs)

ideastream® is Northeast Ohio’s multiple media public service organization that applies the power of media to education, culture and citizenship. The ideastream brand umbrella includes WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, WCLV 104.9, educational and public service cable channels, broadband interactive video distance learning, the Civic Commons community engagement platform and other interactive media. ideastream is located in the Idea Center® at Playhouse Square in the heart of downtown Cleveland.

KCRW | Santa Monica, CA (View Jobs)

KCRW is excited to welcome applicants with a passion for innovative, fresh approaches to broadcasting, as well as a solid handle on local and national issues to help create and curate our unique mix of content centered around music discovery, NPR news, cultural exploration and informed public affairs. We are driven by the spirit of LA and deliver in innovative ways -- on the radio, digitally and in person -- to diverse, curious communities around the corner and around the world. A community service of Santa Monica College, KCRW can be found on the air in LA, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Mojave, Palm Springs, and via five KCRW-developed smart phone apps and online at kcrw.com.

KCUR | Kansas City, MO (View Jobs)

KCUR 89.3 is a vibrant, growing NPR member station based in Kansas City. With a collaborative mindset, KCUR’s news and talk staff are continually redefining what it means for journalists to serve and understand a wide range of communities. Strategic priorities include bringing the civil conversations that occur on-air every day into communities through live events and forums; building audience in part via new platforms; expanding our talent pipeline; and expanding editorial capacity with an emphasis on enterprise and investigative reporting.

KERA | Dallas, TX (View Jobs)

The Texas Station Collaborative is a CPB-funded partnership between the four biggest public radio stations in Texas: KERA in Dallas, KUT in Austin, Houston Public Media and Texas Public Radio in San Antonio. We’re recruiting for jobs at all the Texas stations at NABJ/NAHJ.

KJZZ | Tempe, AZ (View Jobs)

KJZZ 91.5 FM is a listener-supported public radio station reaching more than 300,000 listeners in the Phoenix metro area. KJZZ features a commercial-free mix of local, national and international news.

KJZZ provides rich content and trusted programs such as NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered and BBC Newshour. More than 25 KJZZ reporters cover state and regional issues, creating the largest radio newsroom in the Southwest. In June 2016, KJZZ also opened a bureau in Mexico City, becoming the first local public radio station in the United States to open an international news bureau.

KJZZ’s Original Productions brings listeners The Show, which presents local stories and examines the regional impact of national and global events. On the weekends, listeners laugh and learn with the likes of Wait, Wait … Don't Tell Me!, Weekend Edition and This American Life. In the evenings, the audience unwinds to classic jazz and blues.

KNPR | Las Vegas, NV (View Jobs)

Nevada Public Radio is NPR in Las Vegas. A growing audience relies on our broadcast, print and digital distribution channels for a unique mix of local, national, and international news; entertainment and cultural content. Nevada Public Radio enhanced the quality of life and fosters civic engagement by informing, educating and inspiring our growing audiences.

KPBS | San Diego, CA (View Jobs)

KPBS serves our local communities with trusted news and programs that inspire, respect and educate our audience. KPBS will deliver this content via multiple outlets, including television, radio, and digital media and will adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. KPBS values integrity, truth, transparency and lifelong learning. At KPBS we strive to engage with our citizens and showcase the unique neighborhoods and people that make our community thrive. And as a public service of San Diego State University, education is a core value – from our children’s programming to our local news coverage. KPBS is committed to being a reliable source for in-depth, thoughtful, and high quality content.

KPCC | Pasadena, CA (View Jobs)

Our mission is to strengthen the civic and cultural bonds that unite Southern California's diverse communities by providing the highest quality news and information service through radio and other interactive media. We are a public forum that engages its audiences in an ongoing dialogue and exploration of issues, events and cultures in the region and in the world, seeking to provide greater understanding and new perspectives to the people of these communities and their leaders.

KQED | San Francisco, CA (View Jobs)

KQED serves the people of Northern California with a community-supported alternative to commercial media. We provide citizens with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone; and engage audiences to share their stories. We help students and teachers thrive in 21st century classrooms, and take people of all ages on journeys of exploration—exposing them to new people, places and ideas.

KQED distributes our award winning content through Public Television, Public Radio, Digital and Mobile Platforms and through our educational service. We are committed to bringing programming to the public that educates, inspires and informs so that our community can strive to be more. KQED is committed to bringing the work of local and independent film producers to the community.

KQED Public Radio, home of Forum with Michael Krasny and The California Report, is one of the most-listened-to public radio stations in the nation with an award-winning news and public affairs program service. Listen locally or stream live programs and download archives and audio podcasts at kqed.org.

KQED.org, features original content blogs such as Mindshift, Newsfix, Bay Area Bites and Future of You, followed across the country as well as our news, arts and science coverage to provide an opportunity for the public to learn more and engage with our content on a daily basis.

KQED also has a robust education service that produces original content and resources for formal and informal educators to use in their settings, professional development for educators and a platform for youth media to engage students and young people in the media that surrounds them.

KQED is for everyone who wants to be more. Our television, radio, digital media and educational services change lives for the better and help individuals and communities achieve their full potential.

KUNM | Albuquerque, NM (View Jobs)

KUNM is a hybrid public / community station serving half of New Mexico's people from modern studios at the University of New Mexico. KUNM has 22 full-time staff members, paid student interns, a solid youth media partner, and about 100 community volunteers contributing to our diverse program service.

KUNR | Reno, NV (View Jobs)

Exceptional local and national news, information, programs and people – that's what KUNR is. Inform, inspire, entertain and engage – that's what KUNR does. We're proud to serve our vast region of some 50,000 listeners in roughly 20 communities throughout northern Nevada and northeastern California, covering more than 100,000 thousand square miles.

KUT | Austin, TX (View Jobs)

The Texas Station Collaborative is a CPB-funded partnership between the four biggest public radio stations in Texas: KERA in Dallas, KUT in Austin, Houston Public Media and Texas Public Radio in San Antonio. We’re recruiting for jobs at all the Texas stations at NABJ/NAHJ.

Mississippi Public Broadcasting | Jackson, MS (View Jobs)

Mississippi Public Broadcasting provides instructional and public affairs programming to Mississippians through its statewide television and radio network. MPB enhances the work of educators, students, parents and learners of all ages by providing informative programming and educational resources. MPB’s locally-produced programming focuses on the people, resources and attractions that reflect Mississippi’s unique culture and diverse heritage. PBS KIDS television programs constitute a major portion of the daytime and weekend morning schedules. MPB provides a valuable resource to Mississippians in disseminating information as part of the state’s emergency preparedness and response system. Since 1970, MPB has won over 400 national, regional and statewide awards, including Emmy®, Edward R. Murrow and Parents’ Choice® Awards.

New York Public Radio (WNYC) | New York, NY (View Jobs)

New York Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer that works to reflect the diversity of the communities it serves in New York and beyond, reinventing audio for a new generation of listeners around the world. It is home to WNYC Studios, the premier producer of critically-acclaimed podcasts and broadcast audio including Radiolab, 2 Dope Queens, The New Yorker Radio Hour, Freakonomics Radio, Death, Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Note to Self, On the Media, The Takeaway, and Studio 360; WNYC, New York’s public radio station that produces Peabody Award-winning local public affairs and cultural staples including The Brian Lehrer Show and The Leonard Lopate Show; WQXR, New York City’s only all-classical music station; and The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, a street-level broadcast studio and live venue where audiences can experience our programming in person and online

NPR | Washington, DC (View Jobs)

NPR connects to audiences on the air, online, and in person. More than 26 million radio listeners tune in to NPR each week and more than 30 million unique visitors access NPR.org each month making NPR one of the most trusted sources of news and insights on life and the arts. NPR shares compelling stories, audio and photos with millions of social media users on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Snapchat; NPR News and NPR One apps, online streaming, podcasts, iTunes radio and connected car dashboards help meet audiences where they are. NPR's live events bring to the stage two-way conversations between NPR hosts and the audience in collaboration with the public radio Member Station community. This robust access to public service journalism makes NPR an indispensable resource in the media landscape.

OPB | Portland, OR (View Jobs) (View Internships)

Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB), one of the leading public media organizations in the U.S., delivers in-depth content on news, the arts, culture, history and the environment. We reach more than 1.5 million people across the Northwest each week through television, radio, online, and via mobile and social platforms. We create content and programming featuring the people, places, and issues of importance to the Northwest – stories that simply are not told elsewhere. OPB continues to meet the future with a vision that serves our audience and informs public media professionals across the country.

PBS | Arlington, VA (View Jobs)

PBS is a private, nonprofit corporation, founded in 1969, whose members are America’s public TV stations -- noncommercial, educational licensees that operate 350 PBS member stations and serve all 50 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. PBS offers employment opportunities in a variety of disciplines including communications, creative services, programming, interactive services, information technology, development, engineering, accounting and many other areas. All positions are at PBS’ headquarters in Arlington, Virginia unless otherwise noted. To learn more about our employment opportunities and to apply, please visit www.pbs.org/jobs

PRI — Public Radio International (View Jobs)

PRI is building a more informed, empathetic, and connected world by creating multi-platform content that empowers people to benefit their lives and the world. PRI’s award winning content reaches more than 19 million people each month, through over 900 public radio stations in the U.S. and PRI.org, and millions more through podcasts and social media. An affiliated company of WGBH, PRI produces PRI’s The World®, The Takeaway (a co-production with WNYC), and Studio 360® from PRI and Slate. It produces in-depth reporting on topics including gender equity (Across Women’s Lives), international security, and American identity and immigrant life (GlobalNation). It represents public radio programs including Science Friday, q from the CBC and The Tavis Smiley Show.

Rocky Mountain PBS | Denver, CO (View Jobs)

Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network is one of the biggest and most innovative public broadcasting companies in the country.

Our TV staff have won Emmys, Murrows, duPonts and Peabodys. Our KUVO radio network has been named the best jazz station in the world.

But what we care about most is making a difference. We are a Denver-based PBS television network and NPR-affiliate radio network that collaborates with other media to share our original storytelling regionally and nationally. If you are full of passion and ideas, like the Rocky Mountain region’s mountains and sunshine, and love the idea of making a difference, we want to talk to you. See our current job openings in our radio and television network at rmpbs.org/jobs.

St. Louis Public Radio | St. Louis, MO (View Jobs)

St. Louis Public Radio exists to inform and provide a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures for a more inspired and engaged public. St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU , 90.3 WQUB, Quincy and 88.5 KMST, Rolla, provide award-winning, in-depth news on-air and online, insightful discussion, and entertaining programs that focus on the issues and people who shape our communities, our country and our world.

Texas Public Radio | San Antonio, TX (View Jobs)

The Texas Station Collaborative is a CPB-funded partnership between the four biggest public radio stations in Texas: KERA in Dallas, KUT in Austin, Houston Public Media and Texas Public Radio in San Antonio. We’re recruiting for jobs at all the Texas stations at NABJ/NAHJ.

WAMU | Washington, DC (View Jobs)

WAMU is a national-award-winning public media organization in Washington, D.C., a global city of influencers, activists, leaders, and legislators. As one of the most listened-to public radio stations in the country, we are a laboratory for innovation and journalistic excellence. The station is home to a variety of acclaimed programs, including 1A, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, The Big Listen, and a growing number of podcasts like Diane Rehm's On My Mind. As we expand, we are seeking passionate, hungry, lean-in journalists and others to join our team in this dynamic and diverse region.

WBHM | Birmingham, AL (View Jobs)

Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM, a listener-supported service of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is North Central Alabama’s NPR news station and home to the Alabama Radio Reading Service for the blind and print-impaired. The station is located in Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama. WBHM programming and award-winning regional journalism also can be heard in North Central Alabama on WSGN 91.5 FM through a partnership with Gadsden State Community College and at 104.7 in Fort Payne. Listen at WBHM.org and follow the station @WBHM on Twitter, on Facebook, and @WBHM903 on Instagram.

WBUR | Boston, MA (View Jobs)

WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, produces more hours of national programming every week than any other radio station in America. Award-winning shows include On Point, Here & Now, Only A Game and Car Talk, as well as a local daily newsmagazine, Radio Boston, reaching millions of listeners on NPR stations across the U.S. and online at wbur.org. Located on Commonwealth Avenue at Boston University, WBUR has the largest radio newsroom in New England, dedicated to covering topics that matter in Boston and across the nation. Listen to WBUR in Boston at 90.9 FM, online at wbur.org, on Facebook (wburnews), Twitter (@WBUR) and Snapchat (wburnews).

WDET | Detroit, MI (View Jobs)

WDET is the authentic voice of Detroit. We serve an engaged, diverse and curious audience through trusted news, inclusive conversations and cultural experiences that empower our community to move forward.

From our studios in the heart of Detroit, WDET creates and curates an award-winning mix of news, music and cultural content that is unique as the city and region we serve.

As Detroit's flagship NPR station, WDET broadcasts and contributes to popular public radio shows in addition to producing over 60 hours of original local talk and hand-picked music programming each week.

We're proud to reach a growing audience of over 200,000 live weekly listeners, one of the youngest audiences in public radio, and can be heard online around the world through WDET.org and the WDET mobile app.

Come work in an energetic and creative environment where you can develop professionally while making an impact locally.

Learn about our open positions and outstanding benefits at wdet.org/jobs.

WETA | Arlington, VA (View Jobs)

For more than 40 years, millions of Americans and citizens of the world have turned to the PBS NewsHour for the solid, reliable reporting that has made it one of the most trusted news programs on television and online. PBS NewsHour is a production of NewsHour Productions LLC, a wholly-owned non-profit subsidiary of WETA Washington, D.C., in association with WNET in New York.

WGBH | Boston, MA (View Jobs)

WGBH Boston is America’s preeminent public broadcaster and the largest producer of PBS content for TV and the Web, including Frontline, American Experience, and NOVA. WGBH’s television channels include WGBH 2, WGBX 44, and the digital channels World and Create. Among WGBH TV’s productions focusing on the region’s diverse community are Greater Boston and Basic Black. WGBH Radio serves listeners across New England with 89.7 WGBH, Boston’s Local NPR®; 99.5 WCRB Classical Radio Boston; and WCAI, the Cape and Islands NPR® Station. WGBH also is a major source of programs for public radio (among them, PRI’s The World®), a leader in educational multimedia, and a pioneer in technologies and services that make media accessible all audiences. WGBH News is among the fastest growing local news providers in greater Boston and draws on the talent of a multi-platform newsroom that includes 89.7 WGBH, Boston’s Local NPR, television and digital reporting. The WGBH newsroom continues to invest in substantive local coverage and has established dedicated desks for innovation, higher education and politics as well as unique partnerships to expand on that commitment, including with WNYC’s The Takeaway, PRI’s The World, the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, and The GroundTruth Project. WGBH has been recognized with hundreds of honors including Emmys, Peabodys, duPont-Columbia Awards and Oscars.

WHYY | Philadelphia, PA (View Jobs)

Welcome to WHYY, the leading public media provider in Greater Philadelphia, serving southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and all of Delaware for more than 60 years. WHYY serves the community by contributing to the quality of life through education, information, entertainment and inspiration. We take pride in bringing our audiences news when they need it, entertainment when they want it, and education when it counts -- on television, radio and the web and in the community. In addition to our cross--platform news service, WHYY convenes citizens around topics of interest and concern through civic-dialogue events.

Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) | Madison, WI (View Jobs)

Celebrating its centennial this year, Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) is headquartered on the beautiful University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. With more than 430,000 weekly listeners, two statewide networks and 35 stations, WPR is one of the largest public radio systems in the country.

WPR’s Ideas Network features news, talk and entertainment programming — including 8.5 hours of daily regional, statewide and national call-in shows — that focus on everything from current events to practical advice to pop culture.

WPR’s News & Classical Music Network is home to the largest broadcast news operation in Wisconsin, with reporters, studios and staff in Madison, Milwaukee, Green Bay, Wausau, La Crosse, Eau Claire and Superior. We host NPR’s flagship programs and provide classical music and award-winning coverage of local and statewide issues throughout the day.

Beyond broadcast, WPR is committed to serving communities online and in-person through events and conversations. WPR.org serves over a million pageviews each month and WPR maintains an active social media community with more than 40,000 followers on Facebook and more than 23,000 on Twitter.

Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) | Madison, WI (View Jobs)

Wisconsin Public Television celebrates its long history as an innovator in public television every day. One of the earliest educational public television stations in the United States, WPT's roots date back to the inception of Madison-based WHA-TV in 1954. Since then, it has grown into a statewide network of six stations devoted to sharing the stories of the people of Wisconsin through television broadcasts, community events and engagement.

WMFE | Orlando, FL (View Jobs)

WMFE is a non-profit, member-supported, community-based public broadcasting company that operates 90.7 WMFE-FM, metro Orlando’s primary provider of NPR programming; and 90.7 HD2 Classical. Part of the community since 1965, WMFE focuses on providing quality national and local news and programming.

WNPR | Hartford and New Haven, CT (View Jobs)

The parent company of Connecticut Public Television and WNPR, Connecticut Public Broadcasting Inc. is the state’s only locally-owned media organization producing TV, radio, print, and web content for Connecticut’s wide-ranging and diverse communities.

CPTV and WNPR serve the entire state of Connecticut, reaching an estimated 550,000 television viewers, and more than 240,000 radio listeners each week. The company operates with an $18 million annual budget, funded in large part through community support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.

CPTV and WNPR’s community-supported, statewide public broadcasting networks are dedicated to serving diverse communities with a mix of educational, news, public affairs, children’s, and entertainment programming and services.

WUNC | Chapel Hill, NC (View Jobs)

North Carolina Public Radio WUNC is a trusted source of news and information reflecting central and eastern North Carolina. WUNC serves nearly 400,000 listeners each week and was ranked number 1 in the Raleigh metro radio market in January 2017. The station has offices in Chapel Hill and Durham as well as bureaus in Raleigh and Greensboro. WUNC leads the American Homefront national reporting project covering military and veterans’ issues.

WWNO | New Orleans, LA (View Jobs)

WWNO, New Orleans Public Radio, is the NPR member station for New Orleans and the 13 parishes of southeast Louisiana, broadcasting on 89.9 FM — and on KTLN 90.5 FM in the Houma-Thibodaux area — as a public service of the University of New Orleans.

The station broadcasts a range of local content, including about weekly shows, local newscasts and features. Over the past four years the station has invested heavily in growing its local newsroom so as to better serve a local, and national, audience.