WFUV Grad Fellowship

WFUV- Fordham Radio
  • Location
    Bronx, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Jan 11

Position description

WFUV has an amazing opportunity for someone looking to further their education and get invaluable hands-on experience in public radio journalism.  WFUV’s Grad Fellow works as an editor/reporter/anchor in the WFUV newsroom. The position requires strong broadcast and digital editing, writing and production skills, advanced organizational abilities and excellent follow through.  The grad fellow must have strong mentoring ability to work with our undergraduate reporting staff. 

Candidates must be enrolled in Fordham University’s Masters of Arts in Public Media program.  The assistantship can carry a 1/2 tuition scholarship to complete M.A. studies (12 months) and a stipend for an 18-hour work week at WFUV during the academic year.And here are the admission requirements:

For more information about Fordham University’s Masters of Arts in Public Media please contact Dr. Jesse Philippi at [email protected] or 718-817-4855.

For more information about WFUV’s Grad  Fellow position contact George Bodarky at [email protected] or 718-817-5561.

The term for this position is through May 2018, (may be extended through the summer).

Special Skills Sought:

  • Proficiency in writing radio news copy.
  • Strong story editing ability.
  • Solid leadership skills, including the ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Strong news sense (ability to flag breaking news and prioritize story agenda).
  • Solid computer and social media skills.
  • Proficiency in audio editing.
  • Professional phone manner and excellent personal communications skills.
  • Ability to take direction and work collaboratively as a team member.
  • Ability to work under deadline.
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through.

Further requirements include:

  • Strong GRE scores.
  • A 3.0 G.P.A. or better.
  • Distinguished undergraduate record.

WFUV will contact candidates selected for an interview after being notified of their acceptance into Fordham University’s PMMA program.  

WFUV is a non-commercial, listener-supported public radio station, licensed to Fordham University for more than 60 years.

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application instructions

You can get more information and apply for the program by clicking the below link.

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