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
Open positions at KUER are recruited through University of Utah Human Resources. You can search for current job openings or click here for additional information.
CURRENT JOB OPENINGS
"RadioWest" Executive Producer
“RadioWest,” KUER’s flagship program, is looking for an experienced executive producer and highly organized administrator to join the team. This role needs a creative thinker, a strong communicator and a highly organized person to take the lead on organizing the show’s workflow and managing the day-to-day editorial process.
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. The ideal applicant will have some print or audio reporting experience and have basic audio editing skills. Excellent research and computer skills, as well as a strong curiosity about the news, are essential. Applications are due Friday, April 21, 2023.
Summer 2023 Audio Engineering Internship
KUER's Audio Engineering Intern will receive hands-on mentoring and training in Audio Broadcast Engineering, including learning studio equipment maintenance and transmitter site assistance. The ideal student will understand basic broadcast engineering principles, with a strong desire to learn more and will be technically-minded with strong problem-solving skills.
KUER is looking for an on-call fill-in host during weekday or weekend shifts as needed, delivering local newscasts and playing back program segments and other audio. Fill-in hosting may include all KUER shifts, with an emphasis on morning drive time (5 to 9:30 a.m.) and afternoon drive time (3 p.m. to 7 p.m.) Hosting is done on-site at KUER's facility.
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.
University of Utah Human Resources
250 E 200 S, 16th Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84111