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Date Submitted: October 23, 2023
Job Title: Part-Time Local News Night Reporter/Board Operator
Station: WHAV-LP
Location: Haverhill, MA
Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled
Salary Range: $16-$20/hour

Job Description:

97.9 WHAV, Greater Haverhill’s only public radio station and nonprofit local news service, is offering a rare opportunity to join a respected and growing regional news operation—on-air, online and everywhere.


Successful applicants must demonstrate natural curiosity, objectivity, dependability, willingness to learn and commitment to accuracy. The position offer great growth potential and requires a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, reliable transportation and valid driver’s license, strong ethics, excellent English spelling and grammar, ability to work well and quickly under deadline pressure, mastery of Microsoft Word, solid PC skills and above-average attention to detail.

What to Expect

The job involves working nights and the occasional weekend putting meetings and events on the air live, recording audio, editing audio cuts, writing stories and some announcing. Some technical and Associated Press (AP) Style training will be provided. Some writing and telephone interviews may be performed remotely.

Work on college TV, radio, newspapers or literary publications will be considered as experience.

To be considered, upload introductory letter, resume and writing samples (URLs accepted) here. Please indicate areas where you have experience and/or where you’d like to learn and develop. No telephone calls please.

Public Media of New England Inc. d/b/a WHAV promotes equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran. WHAV is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment during all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Send required application materials to:
Address application materials to: Tim Coco