Work with KUER
Who We Are
KUER is a 501(c)3 non-profit and tax-exempt organization that provides a commercial-free mix of NPR, BBC and local news to thousands of listeners throughout Utah and beyond through its extensive translator network.
What We Believe
It is our fundamental belief that information and public engagement enrich a community. To that end, KUER 90.1 is intensely committed to building a community of world citizens through story and art, discussion and debate, sound and creativity.
Our work is driven by our public service mission: KUER enhances the lives of its audience with a blend of news, information and entertainment in an unbiased, non-commercial context and creates an ongoing source of service and support vital to community organizations.
Why Work With Us
- Health, dental and wellness coverage
- Twelve paid holidays and a very generous sick, vacation and personal time off
- Automatic and immediately vested 14.2% employer contribution to personal retirement account (401a)
- Free public transportation pass (Utah Transit Authority)
- University of Utah tuition reduction for employee and family members
- Flexible schedules
- A collaborative work environment
CURRENT JOB OPENINGS
KUER is looking for a news editor with a keen ear and deft touch to help our team of curious and compassionate journalists do great work. This news editor position is time-limited through June 30, 2025. The successful candidate will be responsible for the quality of the final product of local news content in Morning Edition, All Things Considered and online with an emphasis on daily news. The editor works closely with the news director, assistant news director, digital manager and KUER’s hosts and reporters. The editor will also manage shared content from KUER partners like the Mountain West News Bureau, the Utah News Collaborative and the Great Salt Lake Collaborative.
The ideal candidate is a skilled storyteller and audio and digital editor with strong attention to detail. This position requires solid project management skills with the ability to lead and build consensus in a fast-paced environment. The news editor should be a collaborative and capable leader who can work with people across the newsroom in both audio and digital formats, across multiple departments at KUER and with partner newsrooms in Utah, as well as regional and national networks and programs.
For more information and to apply, click here.
Spring 2024 News Internship:
KUER is seeking an ambitious student for a hands-on journalism internship. The successful candidate will work 12-16 hours per week assisting reporters in research and news gathering and developing and creating daily stories on deadline for broadcast and for the web. From Jan. 16 to March 1, they will assist in covering the 2024 Utah legislative session under the direction of KUER’s politics reporters. From March 4 to May 1, they will use these acquired skills to assist KUER’s All Things Considered host. The ideal applicant will have some print or audio reporting experience and have basic audio editing skills. Excellent research and time management skills, as well as a strong curiosity about the news, are essential. Applications are due Friday, Nov. 24, 2023. For more information and to apply, click here.
If your organization would like to join a mailing list about station job openings, please contact University of Utah HRM Analyst Miji Lee: Miji.Lee@utah.edu, or UIT/Eccles Broadcast Center, 101 Wasatch Dr., Salt Lake City UT 84112.
KUER and the University of Utah are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans, and provide reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.
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