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Employment and Intern Opportunities

Thank you for visiting the employment section for Delaware Public Media. You’ll find more detail here about employment opportunities available at Delaware Public Media (WDDE-Dover, WMPH-Wilmington, and WMHS-Wilmington), the first Delaware-based public radio news network, and delawarepublicmedia.org.

Delaware First Media is a fast-paced company offering an exciting and creative work environment. We look for ambitious and dedicated people ready for daily challenges.

Delaware First Media is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to broad outreach regarding job vacancies. Delaware First Media strongly encourages minority group members, veterans, disabled individuals and women to apply for positions for which they are qualified and which are of interest to them.

Delaware First Media welcomes the help of local organizations in recruiting qualified applicants to our station. Organizations wishing to receive employment listings should contact Delaware First Media at jobs@delawarepublic.org.

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Reporter/Youth Media Producer

Delaware Public Media is looking for a Reporter & Youth Media Producer to join our award-winning team providing statewide coverage of the First State as we enter our second decade as Delaware’s source for NPR News. We’re looking for a motivated and creative person to produce daily news stories and features for our nationally recognized weekly news magazine, while assisting our Youth Media coordinator working with high school students learning journalism at our partner high schools. This reporter will be based in Northern Delaware and covering stories in and around the state’s largest city, Wilmington.

Responsibilities include:

  • Research, write, produce and/or edit stories for all day parts and weekend, as well as web.
  • Work with high school students to produce multi-platform stories.
  • Conduct live and taped interviews
  • Occasionally produce and anchor newscasts
  • Operate studio audio board during newscasts and other programming.

Qualifications include:

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience to BA degree major in journalism, mass communications or other related field.
  • Minimum 2 years on-air experience.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a professional newsroom.
  • Background in long form public radio reporting preferred, but not required.

Candidates will be required to undergo a complete background check by Delaware State Police, as required by the Brandywine School District to work with students.
Send cover letter detailing your relevant professional experience, resume and work samples to jobs@wdde.org.

Delaware Public Media is an equal opportunity employer; members of minority groups, veterans, disabled individuals and women are encouraged to apply.

This position will remain open until filled.

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Delaware Public Media Seeks Underwriting Services

Are you a fan of unbiased news and journalism? Do you look for more news about Delaware?

Think about joining Delaware Public Media, the only NPR affiliate located in and wholly serving Delaware. The right person will be responsible for achieving underwriting revenue goals by developing a sales strategy for the Delaware market and building and maintaining relationships primarily with Delaware businesses to achieve revenue goals. You’ll be a key part of overall marketing efforts and maintain relationships with businesses in the state and help DPM grow in the next ten years.

If you’re interested in joining Delaware Public media, please let us know why you are the right person in no more than 300 words and attach your resume and experience. We’re looking for business to business sales experience, and radio or non-profit experience is a plus.

Attached here is a complete description.

Send your information to jobs@delawarepublic.org.