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Employment & Internships

Employment and Internship Opportunities at KUNC and The Colorado Sound (CRNC)

KUNC is an award-winning NPR public radio station offering a creative and challenging work environment. The Colorado Sound is our five-year-old music discovery service strengthening community through music and personal connections.

Community Radio for Northern Colorado's mission is to strengthen our community by cultivating the mind and spirit- informing, inspiring and entertaining. 

We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits including health & dental care, life & short term disability insurance, 403b retirement, and more.

KUNC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Bookkeeper
(Part-Time, Nonexempt)

KUNC & The Colorado Sound seek a motivated and organized individual to join our growing public media organization! The Bookkeeper is responsible for weekly bookkeeping tasks, such as entering deposits and processing weekly accounts payable. The Bookkeeper prepares monthly financial reports and analysis for the CFO’s review and approval.

This is a part-time position, approximately 24 hours per week. The schedule provides for flexibility and the final work schedule will be agreed to by the CFO and the Bookkeeper.

For a complete job description and list of duties, please see the attachment at the bottom of this page.

Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and a minimum of 2 years’ experience with accounting.
  • Understanding of basic accounting and bookkeeping principles
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@kunc.org.

This position will remain open until filled. For best consideration apply by July 18, 2021.

Hourly Range - $18- $24/hr

Weekend Edition Host/General Assignment Reporter
(Full-time, Exempt)

KUNC is seeking an experienced, charismatic, dedicated anchor and producer for Weekend Edition with general assignment reporting duties. We look for sharp, curious, hard-working, team-oriented people devoted to the mission of public media who are excited by new ideas, experimenting, and helping to grow an evolving organization in service to our communities.

For a complete job description and list of duties, please see the attachment at the bottom of this page.

Primary Functions

Connect with and lead our audience through morning on-air shifts of Weekend Edition. When not hosting, you will be writing and reporting newscast content, breaking general assignment and evergreen features and engaging our audience and community via social media. This includes writing and anchoring four hourly newscasts, live hosting as well as voice tracking other weekend and weekday automation breaks. This person will also serve as a backup host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

This is a full-time, in-office position working weekends and three weekdays. Other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to community engagement, events, and on-air pledge drives.

Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of on-air or podcast work using journalistic principles, and online reporting resulting in high-quality production and voicing.
  • Strong preference will be given to applicants who have at least one year of hosting experience within an NPR clock.
  • A bachelor's degree in communication, journalism, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of, and strict adherence to, journalistic ethics and standards, specifically NPR news.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality content and programming.
  • Ability to create daily spots, and occasional features, perform research, conduct effective interviews, and maintain organized records.
  • Demonstrated skill in producing high quality audio and online news using clear writing, clean production, and smooth announcing.

Please submit a resume, cover letter and references to hr@kunc.org.

For best consideration, apply by July 18, 2021.

Salary Range - $49,800-$51,600/year