Company Info

Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation
67 Bedford Sq.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States)


Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Radio
Job ID: 68851
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: per year
Posted: 03.17.2023


Job Description:

The Opportunity

90.5 WESA is looking for an Editor to lead and supervise one of WESA’s newsroom teams to provide thoughtful, comprehensive coverage for both digital and broadcast audiences. The Editor helps reporters develop not just individual stories, but beats as a whole, including developing sources and generating ideas. The Editor is skilled in editing multiplatform stories for broadcast and web, including incorporating multimedia elements and promoting via social media. The Editor works closely with other editors and the News Director to coordinate coverage. This full-time exempt position reports to the News Director.
The ideal candidate will:Minimum Qualifications Preferred Qualifications Who Are We?

Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting is a team full of passionate and fun people dedicated to our crafts as well as our communities. Our organization plays a critical role in building connections across southwestern Pennsylvania and strengthening our communities – and WESA’s journalism and a relentless focus on the issues that matter are just two of the ways in which we work to inform and engage our communities. In recent years, WESA’s newsroom and its journalists have been honored with significant awards in national, state and regional competitions for journalism excellence, including Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards – among the most prestigious in broadcast and digital news.  In 2022, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association named WESA their “Outstanding Large-Market Radio News Operation” for the third year in a row.
We operate two local public radio stations and a local newsroom that serves the community across radio, digital and event platforms. 90.5 WESA is Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station and WESA News is an award-winning, dynamic and ambitious newsroom serving southwestern Pennsylvania over-the-air, online and through our daily newsletter, Inbox Edition. 91.3 WYEP is one of the most highly regarded non-commercial Triple-A music stations in the country and has been a cultural institution in Pittsburgh for almost 50 years.

What’s it like working at PCBC?

At Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting we work hard, do great things, and have fun doing them.  Our culture is collegial, and manager’s doors (if they even have one!) are always open.  We recognize that people do their best when they can keep a good balance between their work and personal lives and embrace flexibility as an asset.
Our compensation packages are generous.  We provide competitive base salaries in a very affordable city. The minimum compensation for the Editor’s position is $57,000, commensurate with experience and ability. Our full-time exempt employees also get access to an extensive benefits package, including a generous retirement plan (with a dollar-for-dollar match of up to 6% !), medical, dental and vision, three weeks of vacation, sick time, 10 company holidays and 8 weeks of paid new parent leave. We invest in the professional growth of our team, encouraging continuing education and participation in conferences and seminars.
We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Want to know more?

We believe a strong organization includes employees from a broad range of backgrounds, with different skills, experiences, and passions. And if you don’t meet every position qualification, but you have a story to tell, we’d still like to hear it. Please apply and tell us more about yourself. Visit our careers page to get more details and to apply.

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