Job Description


Requisition IDreq5363
Working TitleOn-Call Reporter
Position Grade09
Position Summary

Anchor KUNM's broadcast of NPR news magazine shows Monday - Friday (20 hours/week)

  • Morning Edition hours are 4:45 am - 8:45 am
  • All Things Considered hours are 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Produce local newscast segments using KUNM original content, Associated Press wire content, and content from other news outlets

Produce program breaks including forward promotes, weather segments and station identification elements

Fund raise for KUNM during our on-air fundraisers

Produce online news content for

File KUNM newscasts with the NPROne app

Engage with KUNM's audience using online content and social media

Engineer and anchor live special coverage and live breaking news coverage when assigned

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience hosting NPR magazine programs.

Experience in local journalism.

Experience in broadcast public media.

Strong verbal and written skills.

Familiarity with New Mexico places and names.

Valid driver’s license and to drive to some work assignments.

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentKUNM (402A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeOn-Call
Term End Date
Pay$12.38 - $18.57 hourly
Benefits Eligible
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date
Application InstructionsPlease submit cover letter, resume and references in your UNMJobs application. Please email three writing or broadcast samples to

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