To apply for a position at WLRI 93FM or WLRI+PLUS Free Speech TV please click on the applicable link below. Scroll to the bottom for information about internships.
Or send resume to:
P.O. Box 130
Christiana, PA 17509
Phone: (717) 553-9574 (WLRI)
WLRI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to provide information about our volunteer opportunities to as many people as possible. Any organization providing employment information or referrals may email us to request to be added to our contact list for future notification of our openings. Unless otherwise stated, all of the positions below are volunteer and not paid positions. If you are interested in jobs with Pacifica Radio Network, Free Speech TV or our partners please visit their respective websites, as WLRI is an affiliate of the aforementioned.
Senior Digital News Producer |
WLRI is looking for a dynamic, technically-savvy lead producer to join our Web management team. Candidates should have experience working and multitasking in a high-pressure online news environment. Strong editorial skills and sharp news judgment are a must. Knowledge of the ENPS news system, line producing experience, and non-linear editing experience are all pluses, not requirements. Key responsibilities include: supervising web staff; tracking progress of website projects; timely posting of breaking local and national news; working with broadcast and online producers and the assignment desk to coordinate on-air and online news coverage; coordinating special projects with various station departments; site troubleshooting and overall maintenance of the high editorial standards of WLRI and MyWLRI.com. Applicant must possess strong writing and copy-editing skills; strong computer skills, including knowledge of keyboard shortcuts; solid knowledge of basic HTML; familiarity with OpenOffice and Adobe Premiere; understanding and knowledge of social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Flipbook. Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
WLRI is looking for a dynamic freelance/part-time videographer to help skillfully capture various WLRI’s local productions. Must have a creative eye, be a compelling visual storyteller, and pay special attention to detail. And if you’re an experienced Avid editor, even better! Professional experience shooting video projects for broadcast or digital platforms is not required, but highly desired. Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
General Assignment Reporter |
WLRI 93FM and Plus Free Speech TV and digital content provider in Lancaster County, PA, seeks a creative, energetic, general assignment reporter. Qualified candidates must be great writers and have strong live presentation skills. Previous local news anchoring or fill-in anchoring experience is preferred, but not required. Ability to record audio, shoot video, edit and publish is essential. Must be able to demonstrate social media fluency. If you work well under deadline pressure, are a strong journalist and are comfortable handling live breaking news at the news desk and in the field please apply. Equal Opportunity Employer -Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
Audio or Video Producer |
WLRI, is in need of a producer for video content and a producer for audio content on WLRI and the Pacifica Network. Excellent writing, copy editing, and content showcasing skills are required. Qualified candidates should have producing experience in a competitive market as well as the ability to work under constant deadline pressure. A college degree, preferably in Journalism, is strongly preferred and not required. Equal Opportunity Employer -Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
Broadcast Systems Specialist: |
WLRI has an opportunity for a Broadcast Systems Specialist with significant experience and a strong working knowledge of FM broadcast and digital media. The successful candidate will become a high-level member of the select team charged with designing, implementing and supporting major technical systems at one of stations in the country. They will report to the Assistant Director of Technology and be responsible for the highest level of service and support to in-house customers. Qualified applicants must have demonstrable ability to manage multiple, changing priorities and tight deadlines. An in-depth knowledge of information technology and networking, including best security practices, will be necessary. Knowledge of digital video and audio technologies, file-based production and web/social media workflows will be necessary. The best-qualified candidates will also bring project management and documentations skills and demonstrate excellent communication ability. Night, weekend, and holiday work will periodically be required and the ability to lift and carry equipment as necessary. Preference will be given to applicants with significant experience supporting newsroom automation systems, channel playout and branding systems and open source applications management and maintenance. Experience with non-linear editing systems, large electronic graphics systems, as well as general signal distribution and routing are highly desirable. A degree in a technical related field, appropriate certifications, or equivalent experience preferred and significant experience in all technology related to operation and maintenance of modern broadcast, news, and media production facilities strongly preferred, but not required. Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
FREELANCE GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTERS: |
WLRI is seeking dynamic freelance General Assignment Reporters to join our top rated news team. Qualified candidates must have excellent writing and live presentation skills. Broadcast news experience is preferred. Ability to shoot and edit your own stories a plus. If you are interested in applying your reporting skills in a challenging and exciting news market, send your resume and non-returnable DVD. Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
NEWS ASSISTANTS: |
WLRI is seeking News Assistants for freelance help. The duties of this entry level position include but are not limited to logging tapes for stories and for music usage, searching tape files for video, answering phones, and assisting with news department duties. Shifts are varied and work will include some evenings, early mornings and weekends. College degree or current college attendance required. Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
WLRI is an equal opportunity employer. WLRI wants to widely publicize our job opportunities. Any organization that regularly distributes employment information to job seekers or that refers candidates to employers may ask to be put on our mailing list to receive information about job vacancies. For further information, please contact us at HR @ MyWLRI.com
WLRI has a variety of internship opportunities available year-round to currently enrolled high school and college students pursuing careers in Radio and TV/Broadcasting and other related fields.
Our internship program is designed to provide students with an educational experience that complements their academic studies and provides an opportunity to observe and participate in the daily work and operation of radio and tv. The objective is to enhance the student’s understanding of broadcasting and to reinforce their desire to further pursue a career in broadcasting.
Interested students may request an application by sending a e-mail to: HRInterns @ MyWLRI.com. Applications are reviewed daily. Applicants under the age of 18 are required to obtain parents written permission, maintain a 2.7 G.P.A. and be currently enrolled in a local school. Interns will be required to retain their enrollment in school throughout their internship.