Employment Opportunities

WVIK in Rock Island, Illinois, Quad Cities NPR, is looking for someone to fill a one year grant-funded fellowship position in the newsroom, starting on or about June 1, 2020. 

The purpose of the grant is to help young journalists develop their skills, and get a good start on their careers.
 
The person hired will work with News Director Herb Trix and News Editor Michelle O'Neill writing, editing, reporting, and announcing local news, ranging from political candidates and school boards, to economic development and art gallery openings. He or she will have daily on-air responsibilities, primarily in the afternoon and evening.  
 
The position is 40 hours per week at $15 per hour. 
 
Basic radio broadcasting and reporting experience is required. Familiarity with public radio is a plus. 
To learn more and apply click here WVIK Newsroom Fellowship. An in-person interview in Rock Island is preferred, along with a resume, aircheck or demo recording, writing samples, and references. The deadline for letting us know you're interested is April 10, 2020.
 
Finalists must also pass a background check. WVIK is an equal opportunity employer, and is owned by Augustana College.