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Barbara and Dick Couch Fellowship for Innovation

May 29, 2013 - June 21, 2013
Location:Concord, NH
Salary Range:Stipend ($10,000 for 6 months)
Benefits:Medical and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays
Employment Type:Part Time
Department:Exchange
Description:The Barbara and Dick Couch Fellowship for Innovation is a six month fellowship for individuals who aspire to a career in public radio. It is focused on show production and digital media and will be based at NHPR’s broadcast center in Concord, New Hampshire. This is a part-time (32 hours per week) position. The Couch Fellowship demonstrates NHPR’s commitment to training recent college graduates for careers in public media.
Duties:The fellow will gain hands-on experience working on The Exchange, NHPR’s flagship public affairs program and exposure to a wide range of activities at the station. He or she will bring new ideas and thinking to the team and develop an innovative project or initiative under the mentorship of one of our staff members.

Responsibilities will include:
- Generating and researching show ideas
- Producing shows periodically under the direction of staff
- Pre-interviewing show guests
- Assisting with webpage development, including generating content
- Increasing the show's social media presence
Qualifications:NHPR encourages applicants who aspire to a career in public radio, have demonstrated commitment to their communities and show exceptional promise to apply. Previous public media experience is not required; however, a degree in journalism, communications or a related field is preferred.


Applications for the Barbara and Dick Couch Fellowship will be accepted until June 21, 2013. Candidates should submit:
• A cover letter and résumé
• Three references, at least two of which are from professional or academic contacts
• College (and graduate school, if applicable) transcripts. Copies are acceptable.
• Two examples of his or her work, such as a writing sample (of 1,000 words or less) or an excerpt from a video or radio production

Please mail applications to:
NHPR Human Resources
2 Pillsbury Street, 6th Floor
Concord, NH 03301




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