Morning Edition Producer/Anchor

WKAR - Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

WKAR-AM/FM – Morning Edition Producer/Anchor

Broadcasting Services, College of Communication Arts and Sciences

Michigan State University


WKAR, the NPR member station for Michigan State University and the mid-Michigan region, is seeking an experienced, charismatic and dedicated producer and local anchor for ‘Morning Edition’. Responsibilities include producing and hosting local segments between 5:00-11:00 a.m. on our two NPR member stations. They must consistently deliver a professional on-air presentation during anchoring of newscasts and operate the control board during live broadcasts.  In addition to writing and anchoring news segments, they may produce or conduct live interviews. They must pitch, produce and edit audio-rich features with multiple viewpoints and sound sources. They must help curate the website with new stories and share content on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. This person will work closely with the station manager, digital news director, other program hosts, reporters and student interns.


WKAR is part of Michigan State University College of Communication Arts & Sciences. It includes WKAR-TV, WKAR AM and FM Radio,, Radio Reading Service, WKAR Ready-To-Learn, and reaches more than a half-million mid-Michigan residents each week, and contributes to the educational experience of Michigan State University's 50,000-plus student body. For additional information, please visit

Application deadline is January 15, 2019.  Qualified applicants can apply online by visiting and refer to job posting #550641

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.