American Public Media
  • SCPR, Content - 29TA
  • Pasadena, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Temporary Part Time

Position Summary:

The Frame and Take Two are each seeking an apprentice news clerk to assist the show in a wide range of editorial, broadcast and digital production tasks.

This is a six-month temporary, part-time assignment (beginning in December/2018), with an option to extend up to a year.  The position is for 30 hours/week.

Position Responsibility:

The apprentice may be assigned to do any combination of the following:

  • Conduct research and pre-interviews.
  • Perform a variety of audio and/or digital content production tasks.
  • Write and edit copy for show and LAist as assigned.
  • Secure permission to license audio material and images for the Web. 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong writing skills:  highly fluent in English with a deep knowledge of AP style guidelines, spelling, geography, and world events.
  • Working knowledge of audio equipment and digital editing.
  • Solid research skills and experience.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet changing deadlines.
  • Good organizational skills with ability to multi-task.
  • Critical reading and listening skills are required.
  • Determined to accomplish assignments with accuracy and on deadline.
  • Consistent and reliable attendance is an essential component of the job.

Reporting To This Position:             n/a

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Physical Demands: 
    • Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
    • Required to move about in the community
    • Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.   
  • Working Conditions: 
    • Moderate noise level
    • Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.



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