Morning Edition Production Assistant

Salt Lake City, UT



KUER is seeking a curious and vibrant morning person to assist with the weekday production of local and live program materials for NPR’s Morning Edition. The job requires a passion for news, a collaborative spirit and strong attention to detail and accuracy. The production assistant will perform a wide range of functions including, but not limited to, assisting the host by identifying stories, writing news copy, producing audio and helping produce two-way interviews.


  • Assist Morning Edition host with the production of local written and audio news content
  • Under the direction of the Morning Edition host, identify and write news copy for newscasts
  • Assist with production of audio newscasts for web and digital platforms
  • In coordination with digital team & host, produce timely social media content
  • Monitor news wire, social media and other sources to identify breaking news for morning newscasts or to forward to the dayside news team
  • In coordination with news director and Morning Edition host schedule guests and produce audio and written versions for radio and web
  • Other newsroom research and production as assigned