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Lee Ester News Fellow (Madison, Wisconsin)

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:43 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Full time

Wisconsin Publc Radio announces a fellowship opportunity for an early career journalist.

Wisconsin Public Radio is accepting applications for the annual Lee Ester News Fellowship based in Madison, Wisconsin. The Lee Ester News Fellow will be a promising early-career journalist interested in deepening his or her experience and skills in news radio broadcasting. This PAID internship will be a full-time appointment for nine months. The News fellow will be responsible for start-to-finish preparation of assigned news segments/newscasts that are balanced, issue-oriented and analytical. Concentrated coaching and feedback on writing, editing, voicing and other aspects of radio news reporting are important elements of this fellowship.

Wisconsin Public Radio consists of two state-wide program streams — talk and music — on 36 stations. WPR's award-winning news department, with staff members in Madison and around the state, consists of seasoned professionals who will assist in providing developmental opportunities and feedback.

Details and application instructions can be found at: http://www.wpr.org/lee-ester-news-fellowship