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Engaged Journalism Producer

Posted: April 3, 2024

Ideastream Public Media, a Cleveland-based multiple media organization and home to Ohio’s largest NPR, PBS and classical radio stations, continues to expand its news and information, arts and entertainment, classical and education services to 22 counties in Northeast Ohio. As part of that expansion, Ideastream seeks a multimedia storyteller to serve as Producer - Engaged Journalism (Producer). We eagerly welcome individuals with diverse lived experiences and perspectives to enrich our work and bring fresh ideas into our organization.


Reporting to the Deputy Editor, Engaged Journalism, the Producer is responsible for creating and coordinating high quality content that is distributed on Ideastream’s digital and broadcast platforms. In this role, you will build relationships with individuals and communities who are interested in partnering with Ideastream to produce content to be distributed on Ideastream platforms.


Qualified candidates will demonstrate the ability to identify and develop authentic relationships and collaborations in diverse communities in the region. A Bachelor's degree in journalism, or a related field, and two years of journalism experience working in multiple media platforms is preferred, though an equivalent of experience in related fields and education will be considered. Demonstrated production skills in radio, TV, and digital, including editing, and the ability to leverage social media platforms for journalistic purposes are also required. The salary range for this position begins at $52,000 and is commensurate with experience. We offer a rich benefits program including medical coverage, a 403(b) plan with an employer match, hybrid work schedules, paid time off, a parking subsidy, a lunch delivery service subsidy, and much more.


Ideastream Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) is one of our core values, wherein we seek and incorporate the myriad diverse perspectives and lived experiences of our users, staff, board, and communities into all aspects of our work. While we don’t have all the answers to DEIB, we are making improvements through staff engagement, leadership training and recruitment efforts. We hope you join us on our journey and contribute to our efforts moving forward. 

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