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WUWM - 89.7 - Milwaukee's NPR - Eric Von Fellowship

  • 2022-02-01 7:50 PM
    Message # 12514630

    WUWM 89.7 - Milwaukee's NPR, a department of UW-Milwaukee and an NPR member station, offers an exciting and creative work environment. WUWM looks for dedicated people who are ready for a challenge.


    WUWM is a growing station with an award-winning newsroom and a commitment to Public Media for All’s DEI initiatives. We have a team of about 35 with offices located on the Riverwalk in the heart of downtown Milwaukee. Our offices are an easy walk (or short drive) to Lake Michigan beaches, cultural destinations, the Milwaukee Bucks arena, and Summerfest, which bills itself as the “World’s Largest Music Festival.”


    Milwaukee is Wisconsin’s largest city, with a metro area of about 1.5 million. The region features distinct neighborhoods with their own character, an extensive county parks system, a thriving restaurant scene, dog parks, local coffee roasters, the Harley-Davidson Museum, America’s Black Holocaust Museum (reopening February 2022), an annual film festival, the Milwaukee Brewers, Potawatomi Bingo Casino and more. If you like to travel, the state has beautiful destinations with lots to see and do, including numerous state parks, Door County, Wisconsin Dells and the wooded and lake-rich region of northern Wisconsin. Chicago is about a two-hour drive away (a ride of about 90 minutes by train).

    Eric Von Fellowship-

    Journalists at WUWM identify, report, edit and produce a wide range of stories for all WUWM programs and digital platforms.

    The Von Fellowship is designed to give recently graduated students the opportunity to work in a professional news environment, preparing stories for broadcast and digital platforms.

    We greatly encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.

    Specific duties include: Research, gather, write, edit and produce stories and interviews for broadcast and digital platforms. Respond to, and report on, other news stories as assigned. Participate in station activities including fund drives and community events.

    The Eric Von Broadcast Fellowship will start at the beginning of either the summer or fall semester 2022.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A bachelor’s degree by date of hire or within the last three years within the date of hire. 
    • Demonstrated non-professional interest or experience in journalism (such as in a college environment or via internships). 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated ability to produce in-depth news reports and interviews for broadcast.
    • Able to use broadcast digital recording and editing equipment 

    This is a continuous recruitment.  Review of applications will begin on Friday, February 18th,  2022.  Applications received after February 17, 2022, may not receive consideration.

    Complete details about duties and application information at

    WUWM and UWM are AA/EEO employers.

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