Careers & Internships
Considering employment at Vermont Public? Here you will find all current positions and internships available with a link to our application form. We look forward to hearing from you!
Vermont Public is Vermont’s unified public media organization, serving the community with trusted journalism, quality entertainment, and diverse educational programming. Formerly Vermont Public Radio and Vermont PBS, Vermont Public also provides local access to national programming from NPR and PBS. Its statewide radio and TV networks reach all of Vermont, as well as parts of New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts and Quebec, Canada. More information about programs, stations, services, and ways to support is available at vermontpublic.org.
We believe a strong organization includes employees from a range of backgrounds with different skills, experience, and passions. If you do not meet every position qualification but feel you are the right candidate for the job, we would love to hear from you.
News EditorVermont Public is seeking a creative and thoughtful journalist to deliver first-rate news content to our broadcast and digital audiences as the News Editor.
Vermont Public is looking for someone who can help turn a breaking news story but also experiment with innovative ways to tell in-depth stories. As News Editor, the ideal candidate will take a lead role in shaping the essential news of the day. This is a key position that assists in creating and editing Vermont Public's Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition newscasts, as well as interviews and issues coverage. This position also involves editing digital stories and working with reporters on features. Throughout the day you will edit reporters' broadcast and digital stories. You should bring a collaborative spirit and the ability to lead a team and supervise content creation. The News Editor also works closely with editors, reporters, and producers across the newsroom, including: Vermont Edition, Brave Little State, and our daily news podcast, The Frequency.
Who Should Apply?
Candidates must love the medium of public radio and audio storytelling and possess strong news judgment; direct broadcast experience not necessary. Five years of journalism experience required. Candidates are expected to have a high level of commitment and dedication to the mission of the organization and public media. Must be able to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with co-workers and audience, supporting and enhancing a culture of belonging as well as preserving confidentiality appropriately.
Desired position start date by October 1, 2022. We offer a compensation rate of 68k-78k per year, 40 hours a week.
This position plays an integral role in all Vermont Public video productions including live broadcasts, taped programs, promotions, and digital content. They must be the right balance of artist and technician. A skilled camera operator with an eye for composition, lighting, and camera techniques but also an adept gear manager driven by organization and function.
Management and producers will rely on the Videographer to help set the team up for success during pre-production but also for guidance and inspiration from behind the camera while filming. In addition, the videographer must be able to assist content projects in other ways including audio capture, editing, and general production assistance as assigned. Involves nights and weekends as needed and occasional travel in and out of state.
Who Should Apply?
Individuals with a minimum of 3 years total of professional or educational experience in TV and/or video production. A degree in Television Production, Communications, Creative Media, or related field is preferred but not required.
This position is part of the Bargaining Unit (Union), and the compensation range starts at $23.45/hour or $48,786/year for 40 hours/week. Overtime is paid at time and a half. Involves nights and weekends as needed and occasional travel in and out of state. We offer 5+ weeks of paid time off, paid FMLA, life insurance, 401K, health, dental, and vision plans.
Desired position start date by September 15th, 2022.
Director of Digital Media
Vermont Public is seeking a Director of Digital Media to join our team and develop a forward-thinking On Demand programming strategy. Reporting to the Sr VP of Audience + Community, this position will oversee digital efforts across the organization, setting a vision for how to reach our new and existing audiences in new and emerging platforms. This position will work within the Audience and Community team as well as cross-departmentally to distribute content with a specific focus on existing and emerging digital media. This position also works closely with IT to pursue the continuous enhancement of technical infrastructure to meet the evolving needs of the organization, identify areas of opportunity, and plan for the future of on-demand experiences.
Who should apply?
You will be successful in this role if you can take your digital experience and expand your skills with a mindset that things can always be optimized, carry the curiosity to try new tactics, and are motivated by delivering tangible results.
We offer a compensation range of $90-100,000 per year, 5+ weeks of paid time off, paid FMLA, life insurance, 401K, health, dental, and vision plans.
Media Specialist-Master Control
Vermont Public is seeking a Media Specialist to be a part of the master control team that brings our educational, news, and entertainment programs to our viewers. You will be responsible for on-air program execution. We are looking for someone comfortable with technology, willing to learn new things, and eager to work with the teams who create broadcast Vermont Public. The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with co-workers and audience, supporting and enhancing a culture of belonging.
Who should apply?
Experience of at least one year in television, radio, database management, or production company required. Should be familiar with digital video formats, broadcast asset workflow, satellite downlinks, closed captioning, and digital (web and other media) distribution. Must possess technical competency in operating computers and communicating with others on-site and remotely.
This position is part of the Bargaining Unit (Union) at the compensation rate of $20 per hour, 40 hours per week; schedule includes evening and weekend shifts.
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Vermont Public is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Vermont Public is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work diligently to recruit a broad pool of candidates and to hire and promote qualified individuals whose personal experiences, characteristics, and talents reasonably reflect the diversity of the communities served by Vermont Public. Our equal employment opportunities apply to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We encourage applications from women, minority groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.
We are dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding career opportunities at Vermont Public and we seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. If your organization distributes information about employment opportunities to job seekers, or refers job seekers to employers and would like to receive job vacancy notices from Vermont Public, please contact us.