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Employment Opportunities

To apply for paid WUGA positions, search through https://www.ugajobsearch.com/session/new

This paid position is currently available:

Part-time Music Coordinator
Curating and scheduling episodes of our existing local music programming.
Working with independent producers to continue production of existing programming.
Identifying and developing new programming that highlights the Athens music scene.
Fostering relationships with key players in the local music industry. Ensuring that the station meets standards in SoundExchange reporting. Some hosting duties may be needed. Qualified candidates should have the following skills and experience:
A deep connection to and appreciation of the local music scene. Familiarity with the sound, mission, and principles of public radio and WUGA specifically. Experience editing and producing audio content.
For more information, contact JASander@uga.edu.

WUGA FM offers internships to University of Georgia students in a variety areas of radio station operation. Interested candidates should apply through https://app.joinhandshake.com

News/Athens News Matters

Interns in the newsroom have an opportunity to contribute content, written or voiced, to WUGA FM's news products, including daily newscasts and our weekly public affairs program, Athens News Matters.

Many of our interns have gone on to successful careers in broadcasting at NPR and its affiliate stations. Working with our news producers and reporters, interns work on scripts for news stories, conduct research, work with anchors to prepare them for interviews, edit audio, and with exceptionally qualified candidates, report, produce, and voice their own work.

The ideal candidate for this internship should have strong writing skills, a familiarity with how to write journalistically, and have a proven ability to meet deadlines.

Operations/Production

Develop a detailed understanding of the operational functions at an NPR-affiliated radio station. Provide hands-on support in preparing program materials, conducting program historical research, observing station staff in preparing automation systems for error-free, professional-sounding broadcasts. Acquire detailed understanding of the broadcast process. This is an on-site internship.