Careers and Internships

witf-pmc.jpgWITF, a multimedia company and a destination, is one of the country's top-performing and most entrepreneurial public broadcasting organizations, serves the 41st largest media market.

The company comprises public broadcasting stations WITF TV, WITF FM, news networks RadioPA Networks and Pennsylvania Public Radio, regional magazine Central PA, WITF.org, WITF Educational Services and Media Solutions.

Serving the beautiful and historic Susquehanna Valley in South Central Pennsylvania (with easy access from Routes 283, 83, 81 and the PA Turnpike)-offering a reasonable cost of living. WITF is located just one and one half hours from Baltimore, two hours from Washington and Philadelphia, and three hours from New York City.

If you are involved in a community group that would like to be notified of current job opportunities, please call (717) 704-3000 or email hrmail@witf.org.

The following three links contain documentation relating to WITF employment:


Director of Marketing

WITF is seeking a seasoned and dynamic Director of Marketing to increase awareness and advance our image in the region. The ideal candidates will have experience developing and implementing marketing plans, brand management and community relations. They should also be able to develop strategies that increase audience, sales/sponsorship and philanthropic results. This position will oversee and monitor organizational communications to ensure consistent and accurate brand messaging, conduct or compile market research, oversee the placement of advertising, and manage public and press relations. The candidate should also be experienced in all advertising and promotion activities including social and electronic media. The ideal candidate should have at least a bachelor's degree with at least 8 years of successful experience in the marketing field. WITF offers a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance along with generous time off and 401(k) plans that all start on day one.

To review the full position specification, please follow this link.


Data Analyst

WITF is seeking to hire an innovative and motivated Data Analyst who will work as an integral part of a dynamic team in partnership with peers and senior staff. They will lead the development of our Business Intelligence environment, manage all activities related to financial and membership analytics, and design and develop interactive dashboards, reports, and automated workflows to bring data-driven insights to our organization.

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree in Management Information System, Data Science, Computer Science, Business, and/or Finance and at least 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced knowledge of SQL and Microsoft Excel is required. Experience with visualization tools (Power BI, Tableau, Qlik, etc.) and Salesforce is a plus.

As Central PA's public media station, WITF has provided trusted and educational content to our community for over 50 years. Along with competitive pay, WITF offers a flexible, family friendly work environment along with medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life and disability insurance, and a generous 401(k) program that includes a company match all starting on your first day. WITF is an equal opportunity employer.

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Events Manager

WITF is seeking a Full-Time Events Manager to provide broad support for PA Post community and donor events in support of WITF's mission: "to strengthen our communities by connecting us to each other and top opportunities for lifelong learning." PA Post key events include but are not limited to receptions, program screenings and community forums.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to event logistics, rentals and contracts, arranging catering, working with volunteers, invitations, communications, and programs, maintaining RSVP list, decorations, seating and signage. The PA Post Events Manager must be able to balance several projects and meet deadlines while demonstrating a positive attitude.

The qualified candidate will have a minimum of 2 years event coordination experience. Experience with managing events for a non-profit is a plus. We are looking for a candidate with excellent professional verbal and written communication skills in order to effectively work across departmental groups, a team player with high professional standards and a positive attitude. This role entails events for a news organization dedicated to covering politics and policy in Pennsylvania. As such, a familiarity with current events and ability to use that knowledge to develop and organize public events for PA Post is essential. Supporting specific events may require a flexible work schedule to include nights, weekends and statewide travel. A valid driver's license and reliable transportation are a must.

If you enjoy managing a variety of events, large and small, and have a passion for the mission of WITF, please follow this link.

WITF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


PA Post Journalist

Tired of only scratching the surface of stories? Looking for a position that challenges you to expand your skills as a multi-platform journalist? Join a new effort to bring policy to Pennsylvanians: PA Post. Based at WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, PA Post is a statewide news organization that aims to drive the conversation on state government issues through its own work as well as the contributions from and collaborations with media partners across the commonwealth.

You will be charged with connecting policy to readers and listeners. Tell stories of Pennsylvania's communities and the people who live in them, from Scranton to Schuylkill, from Altoona to Allentown, from Mansfield to McConnellsburg, and in urban neighborhoods in Philly, Pittsburgh and beyond. Report on how Pennsylvanians make their living, their struggles and successes, and connect those lives to public policy - from local representation up to the governor's office. Connect Pennsylvanians to Pennsylvanians by reporting on shared challenges, and solutions. Raise the voices of people and communities who aren't always heard, or heard enough, on the airwaves or online, and make sure public officials are listening.

Your multimedia, deep-dive stories will be heard through a network of seven public media organizations in Pennsylvania and one in southern New York, distributed to partner media organizations and read on PA Post's robust website. You will work with the Executive Editor to produce both spot news as well as deep dives and long-form stories. You'll use your audio, video and photography skills daily. You'll produce thorough accountability reporting and engaging storytelling on-air and across digital platforms.

The successful candidate must have a bachelor's degree and at least three years as a reporter in a fast-paced environment. The individual should possess the ability to work independently, while producing excellent journalism and handling affiliate relations. Minimum three years reporting experience required. Competitive benefits and compensation.

Apply Online

WITF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Current Internship Positions 

WITF offers resume-building, academic experience to college students across a variety of disciplines.  While our internships are unpaid, interns using their internship for academic credit have the opportunity to apply for a stipend through the Chronister Internship Endowment

CLICK HERE to view our most up to date list of internship openings for the upcoming semester.

 

Director of Marketing

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