Colorado Public Radio seeks an experienced Arts Reporter/Assistant Editor with a solid journalism background to join its Arts Bureau. 
 
The Arts Reporter/Assistant Editor  covers all aspects of Colorado's arts and culture communities and produces content for radio and the online arts hub (text, video, social media, still images etc).
 
As a member of the CPR Arts Bureau, this individual will deliver work across all three of CPR’s programming services -- News, Classical, and OpenAir.
 
The position also entails assisting the Arts Editor with editing web- and audio-based content.
 
Work includes producing in-depth feature stories, blog posts, social media feeds, and live events about culture-related happenings, trends, issues, and ideas.
 
The goal is to give people a deep understanding of the broad range of arts news, issues and activities around the state. 
 
Core responsibilities include:
  • Research, write, report, edit, and voice a wide variety of stories and series for the weekly arts show, morning and afternoon news magazines, and, occasionally, CPR's interview program Colorado Matters.  
  • Work with the digital news team on re-purposing existing content for the online arts hub.
  • Collaborate with the Arts Editor and news department on optimal placement of material, i.e. weekly arts show, news magazines, newscasts, and Colorado Matters. 
  • Provide regular short features on arts stories and on CPR’s two music services. 
  • Help produce live events related to beat issues, and work as needed with regional partners and other resources to develop content in the subject area. 
  • Share copy editing responsibilities with the Arts Editor, and potentially fill-in hosting duties on air.
  • Consult with arts contributors and cultivates sources broadly in the arts community for story ideas and contacts. 
  • Participate in all assigned fund-raising and outreach activities, on air and off.