Job Opportunities

Statewide News Editor & Producer

Alaska Public Media (AKPM) seeks a Statewide News Editor & Producer. Serving under general supervision of the Director of News & Public Affairs, the Statewide News Editor & Producer will be responsible for gathering top stories from across the state driving day-to-day reporting on all AKPM distribution platforms: radio, television, web, and social media. Specific Alaska Public Media broadcast programs include Alaska Morning News, Alaska Economic Report, Alaska News Nightly, and Talk of Alaska.

Digital Media Producer (Alaska’s Energy Desk)

Alaska Public Media is recruiting an experienced journalist for Alaska’s Energy Desk, our Alaska Regional Journalism Collaboration (RJC), funded by a major grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The partner organizations have dedicated a team of reporters, editors and producers to provide in- depth coverage of energy and environment issues in Alaska for statewide and national audiences. This is an exciting opportunity to work on high impact journalism at a dynamic time in Alaska.

Director of FM Programming & On-Air Promotions

The FM Programming & On-Air Promotions Director serves as radio programming leader of a broad-based public media organization that delivers television, radio, and web content. The Director will lead a talented AKPM programming, production, traffic and ops team; collaborate with news, television, operations and engineering; promote national, regional, and local public media content; and engage with community partners to build an integrated work community with an experienced leadership team, professional board, and community advisory board to ensure AKPM has the resources to serve Alaskans.

Television IT/Broadcast Engineer

Alaska Public Media (AKPM) seeks a Television IT/Broadcast Engineer. The IT/Broadcast Engineer is responsible for the installation, proper operation and maintenance of a wide array of state-of-the-art computer based systems used for modern day television and radio broadcasting. The IT/Broadcast Engineer is also responsible for the administrative IT infrastructure for Alaska Public Media and must be experienced with baseband digital video and audio, real time and current non-real time digital video/audio compression technology, television broadcast automation, television traffic systems and digital television broadcast delivery.

Event Volunteer Specialists (multiple needed)
Assist in the coordination of planning, execution, and post-performance review for Alaska Public Media special events. Typically, we conduct 6-9 events a year such as special film screenings or press events within the community, VIP receptions, PBS KIDS character visits to hospitals and special venues, and ticketed NPR or PBS guest appearances. From the exciting – like idea generation – to the essential – like setting up the room and coordinating caterers – and the satisfying – helping engage our communities in public media – this position will work with the Director of Member Engagement and Director of Marketing.

Internship Opportunities

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