Morning Edition Host & Producer

Marfa Public Radio
Marfa , TX

Application Deadline: Thursday, Apr 15, 2021


Marfa Public Radio, an award-winning NPR affiliate station in Marfa, Texas, seeks a Morning Edition host to join our team. The Morning Edition host writes and delivers on-air newscasts and other show elements within the body of Morning Edition. They will also produce content for the show and function as a member of the editorial team. This position works closely with the All Things Considered host.

The Morning Edition host must be a responsible, productive, and enterprising individual possessing a passion for how global, national, and regional issues connect to the Marfa Public Radio listening area.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • 2-years of on-air hosting experience preferred.
  • Engaging and professional on-air presence and comfort with hosting a live program.
  • Demonstrated history of maintaining high journalistic standards of objectivity, balance, and fairness.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability to consistently work well with others.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Efficient at multitasking.
  • Demonstrated understanding of digital and social media concepts and tools with an ability to think creatively about digital content.
  • Strong broadcast writing and reporting skills.
  • NPR quality anchoring and voicing skills.
  • Ability to produce NPR quality features and spot news.
  • Ability to operate digital audio broadcast equipment, including ENCO and similar systems.
  • Experience operating a broadcast board.
  • Web posting experience.
  • Experience with Adobe Audition or other digital audio editing software preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred, but not required.

This is a full-time position with benefits. This position is located in Marfa, TX.

Salary Range: $37,000-$42,000

To apply for this position, email a cover letter and resume to


Marfa Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer.

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