Job Opportunities at OPB

At the center of a uniquely engaged Northwest culture is OPB. We are the hub of a community that thrives on dialogue, public involvement, respect and a love for this place we call home.

As a premier public media organization in the United States, we know that our success depends on what we do to serve the people who live here.

At OPB, we develop new ways to engage people through media. We create award-winning content, report on news that matters, and aggregate the best national and international stories and programs. We distribute it all on multiple platforms—with a robust technical backbone that allows viewers and listeners to find us anywhere, at any time. And, we do it all with a singular Northwest style and perspective.

OPB is meeting the future head on by expanding our vision and adopting forward-thinking ways of working that will serve as a model for the rest of the country.

Open Positions

All Things Considered Host/Announcer

OPB is looking for an engaged broadcast news professional to serve as an announcer and as host of its weekday program All Things Considered (ATC). This major national newsmagazine developed by NPR is shaped by OPB to serve our listeners with news that offers a rich news and cultural experience. This is an active role for an individual wanting to be a part of a successful news team, driven to serve OPB’s listeners in Portland, across the state of Oregon and into SW Washington. This hourly, non-exempt position is a part-time, regular status position with benefits.

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Weekend Edition Host/Announcer

 OPB is looking for a highly motivated public media professional to serve as an OPB’s Weekend Edition Host/Announcer, preparing hourly newscasts, promotion, weather, occasional traffic and ensuring program continuity for OPB’s radio network. This hourly, non-exempt position is a part-time, regular status position with benefits.

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Programming Operations Coordinator

OPB is looking for an enthusiastic public radio/media professional to support the programming operations of OPB’s primary 24/7 audio services: OPB Radio News, KMHD Jazz Radio and possibly opbmusic. This salaried, exempt position is a full-time, regular status position with benefits.

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Reporter/Producer, Bend Bureau

OPB is looking for a journalist for our Bend Bureau to produce enterprise features and spot news stories covering Central Oregon, with a reporting territory that extends to Oregon's borders to the east with Idaho and south with California. These stories will appear on multiple platforms, including OPB’s radio broadcasts and This hourly, non-exempt position is a full time, regular status position with benefits.

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Open Fill-In Positions

Fill-In Hosts/Announcers

OPB Radio continues to grow our staff of highly motivated public media professionals to serve as Fill-In Announcers to prepare hourly newscasts, promotion, weather and occasional traffic, and ensure program continuity for OPB’s radio network.  These hourly, non-exempt positions are part-time, temporary status positions.

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OPB's Values

OPB values our listeners, viewers and readers and the unique blend of ideas and attitudes that they bring to Oregon and the Northwest. We know it is our responsibility to find those who will further our mission by giving voice to our community in all its diversity, and we are wholly committed to doing so.

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OPB only accepts resumés for open positions.

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