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Regional Multi-Media Journalist

Northwest Public Broadcasting – the NPR and PBS member stations based at Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication – is hiring a Regional Multi-Media Journalist to report on issues of importance to the Northwest region, with focus on Spokane/North Idaho, Moscow/Pullman, Lewiston/Clarkston, Northeastern Washington, and North-Central Idaho. The correspondent will work closely with news/editorial managers at Northwest Public Broadcasting and Spokane Public Radio to determine daily, weekly and long-term editorial coverage priorities. The person in this position will work closely with editors to address the reporting needs of Northwest Public Broadcasting, Spokane Public Radio and the wider Northwest News Network (N3), a collaboration of NPR member stations in the region. Must be a tenacious journalist with unwavering commitment to the importance of ethical, fair, accurate journalism who believes in the power of purpose of public media.

The person in this position will be an employee of Washington State University and will be managed under the editorial auspices of Northwest Public Broadcasting, in collaboration with Spokane Public Radio; and will report to the News Manager for Northwest Public Broadcasting.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2 years reporting/journalism experience
  • File spot, feature and in-depth news reports across all mediums.
  • Represent Northwest Public Broadcasting as a journalist and staff member, as needed.
  • Be a voice in the region for honest, accurate, fair, ethical journalism.
  • Be open to learning new and emerging technologies for news reporting and public engagement.
  • Be a part of the news reporting team that contributes to the wider Northwest News Network (N3) collaborative, made up of NPR member stations in the region, helping to fill the news coverage needs of members.


Submit all required application materials and read the full job description/qualifications at Closing date 10/13/2019.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]