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Underwriting Account Executive
KMUW, Wichita, Kansas
Posted May 8, 2021

KMUW, Wichita’s National Public Radio station, is seeking an underwriting account executive. A KMUW account executive must be a goal oriented public radio sales professional to join our corporate underwriting team. They are responsible for the sale of broadcast sponsorship messages consistent with the public broadcasting industry standards and KMUW’s branding. This account executive will sell broadcast sponsorship messages, digital media and events sponsorships. It will include an active account list, but also have a significant focus on developing new business by cold calling and following a consultative sales approach. At least one year experience in sales, broadcasting, customer service, or related field is required.

The best candidates will have:

  • Excellent professional written and verbal communication skills including polished and persuasive presentation techniques
  • Self-starter with time management and organization skills
  • Ability to secure new business and build lasting relationships
  • High sense of accountability and the internal drive to meet and exceed goals
  • Computer skills: MS Office, Allegiance, Nielsen, Scarborough
  • Familiarity with public broadcasting

Base salary is commensurate with experience, plus commission and annual bonus incentive.

To learn more and apply visit: www.kmuw.org/employment

Applications close May 31, 2021

KMUW is a service of Wichita State University. Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.


News Reporter – General Assignment
KMUW, Wichita, KS
Posted May 17, 2021

KMUW, NPR for Wichita, seeks a passionate and dedicated journalist for its on-air broadcasts and digital platform. In this role, you will produce news stories involving local political and civic topics, along with general assignment spots and features ranging from human interest to investigative.

KMUW is the winner of seven consecutive Large Market Station of the Year Awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters. This is a perfect opportunity for a journalist looking to break into public radio reporting and hosting. You will work with a well-seasoned team, with deep relationships and contacts throughout the region. The cost of living in the Wichita Metro area is one of the lowest in the nation while Wichita simultaneously enjoys a plethora of arts, cultural, athletic and entertainment activities in and around south-central Kansas.

A successful candidate will have at least three years of experience, which may include internships and related course study. Experience in print, television or digital news reporting is applicable, as well. A bachelor’s degree or higher is required. The best candidates will have outstanding writing and reporting skills; a strong interest in news and the world around them; a genuine desire to learn and pursue NPR-style journalism, and a curious and creative bent.

To learn more and apply visit: kmuw.org/employment

Priority Application Deadline: May 21, 2021

KMUW is a service of Wichita State University. Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.


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