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Act on your passion for public radio!

KUOW’s mission is to create and serve a more informed public. Our vision is to broaden conversations and deepen understanding. KUOW is committed to acquiring a diversity of perspectives and voices to realize our aspirations.

We believe that attracting and retaining diverse staff is crucial to serving the communities where we work and live. We are dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in an anti-racist, multicultural environment that promotes racial equity and inclusivity.

If you share our values and our mission and vision speak to you, we invite you to join the KUOW team. Women, Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), veterans and individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

Available Positions

  • Talk Show Producer 2, The Record

    KUOW has an outstanding opportunity for a Producer on our daily news program, The Record. Reporting to the Supervising Producer, this position will produce talk/web segments for KUOW's local midday show, “The Record with Bill Radke.” This position will pitch, plan, and execute daily and long-term coverage while seeking out new voices and developing local sources. Open Until Filled. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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  • Marketing Audio / Video Producer

    KUOW has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Audio/Video Producer to lead audio production and assist with video production for KUOW's marketing and fundraising units – developing compelling audio/video content across many channels to engage KUOW audiences. The ideal candidate for this position is a highly strategic, creative audio and video storyteller. This person will lead KUOW in the following: creating promotional spots for broadcast and digital, leading sound design for our video products and live streaming virtual events, assisting with creative strategy for key marketing and fundraising initiatives, and maintaining audio/video standards for non-news content. Closes on 4/5/2021, AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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  • Editor (Project/Temporary)

    You are an editor with a voracious hunger and deep curiosity about local news. You understand how to quickly edit breaking news that is accurate. You also thoughtfully and creatively edit enterprise features that deepen the community’s understanding of an issue. You are a self-starter. You like working with a team. You support your colleagues and provide honest feedback. You act to promote equity and inclusion and demonstrate cultural competency. You are someone with sound news judgment and an endless supply of great questions. Open Until Filled. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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  • KUOW News Director

    KUOW has an outstanding opportunity for a News Director to champion the vision, strategy and growth of our news team. The ideal candidate for this position is an inspiring, experienced and mission-driven team-builder who will lead our 30+ person newsroom into the next phase of excellence, finding new and innovative ways to serve our community and our mission. As the leader of the newsroom and a member of KUOW's leadership team, this individual will play a critical role in KUOW's strategic planning and long-term success. Open Until Filled. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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  • Editor

    You are an editor and news leader with a voracious hunger and deep curiosity about local news. You understand how to quickly edit breaking news that is accurate. You also thoughtfully and creatively edit enterprise features that deepen the community’s understanding of an issue. You are a self-starter. You like working with a team. You support your colleagues and provide honest feedback. You act to promote equity and inclusion and demonstrate cultural competency. You are someone with sound news judgment and an endless supply of great questions. You are a manager who supports and challenges your employees to do their greatest work. Open Until Filled. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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  • Online Producer/Editor (Hourly/Temporary)

    KUOW is hiring a Temporary Web Editor/Producer for its growing newsroom. This editor/producer would work closely with other members of KUOW's digital team to edit stories, maintain our Covid blog, write excellent headlines, and produce stories for our social media platforms. Open Until Filled. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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  • Traffic Coordinator

    KUOW is currently hiring for a Traffic Coordinator to support the day-to-day operations of KUOW’s Traffic Department. This position will coordinate all aspects of program continuity, ensuring that the planning, production, execution and reporting of underwriting and promotional messages runs smoothly, in support of revenue and marketing goals and in service of creating the best possible experience for our audience. The ideal candidate for this position is a flexible, detail-oriented individual who is quick to learn new systems and processes and has passion for our mission to create and serve a more informed public. Closes on 2/28/2021. AA/EOE. Do not apply to KUOW directly.

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