Morning Edition Host, Producer

Thousand Oaks, CA

Under the overall direction of the Program Director and the editorial oversight of the News Director, the On-air Host/Producer is responsible for providing local broadcast continuity in NPR News magazines and other programs. The position reports and produces newscast stories for daily broadcast, responds to news emergencies during shift, reads live underwriting, promotional announcements, weather forecasts, traffic reports, and other announcements as required. In addition, the selected candidate will have lead responsibility for the production of a new, weekly KCLU current events program. Once the program has launched, the On-air Host/Producer will work closely with the show host and Program Director to formulate program ideas and concepts for each episode. The selected candidate will research program topics as well as find, screen and book guests, produce promos, and maintain digital and social media content for the program.