Christine Paige Diers

Business Manager

Christine Paige Diers is the Business Manager for PRNDI.  She started working for PRNDI part-time in 1997, and has been full-time staff with the organization since July 1, 2018.  Known to many in the organization as "Ma PRNDI,"  Christine's work history includes serving as a Community Development Manager for the American Cancer Society and working for 8 years as the Director of the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame in Sturgis, South Dakota (yes, really).  In a former life, Christine was a public radio news director in Grand Forks, North Dakota, then worked in public relations for city government and for a business incubator.

Ways to Connect

  KUOW, licensed to the University of Washington, is the Puget Sound Region’s NPR-affiliated public radio service delivering local, regional, national and international news, information and cultural programming. With an audience of over one million users each month, KUOW’s mission is to create and serve a more informed public. Our vision is to broaden conversations and deepen understanding.

What do you want to learn at the 2019 PRNDI Conference?  Do you have a wealth of information to share?  Have you been wishing we'd focus on something specific?  Have you recently found a presenter you think we should include in our program?  Now's the time to share your thoughts with your PRNDI Board members. 

The Community Idea Stations is seeking a City of Richmond/Breaking News Reporter for our FM Station 88.9 WCVE News. This is a full time position with benefits and reports to the News Director.

This position will cover the Richmond Mayor’s office and administration, Richmond City Council, Richmond Planning Commission, Richmond Economic Development Authority and other breaking news. This position will also assist the State Politics, Education and Legal Reporters when necessary and may host occasional news programs as needed. 

Are you a curious journalist who loves to tell compelling stories?  If so, Mississippi Public Broadcasting is looking for you to join our award winning news team. We are seeking an experienced radio reporter/multimedia journalist to produce news stories, in-depth features and interviews on issues of local and regional interest. We’re looking for someone who can produce stories across multiple platforms, understands the importance of using social media and who’s committed to the high ethical standards of journalism

Live and work in what Rand McNally calls one of America’s friendliest small towns and tell stories about small-town America for a big-time audience. WKMS in Murray, KY, is looking for a Reporter/Assistant News Director to join a vibrant group of public media professionals and file major stories featured on seven public media stations in Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio. You'll also produce stories for national networks to tell the rest of the country how changes in this region affect us all.

Akron has 24 neighborhoods, each with their own distinct stories.  They are stories about economic successes and struggles, about educational challenges and triumphs, of a generational shift from an industrial past to a high-tech future, and of diversity and segregation.  We want a reporter who can embed themselves in Akron and find and tell these important stories getting overlooked by other media.

This is an opportunity to change reporting about cities.

If you’re a journalist who likes to explore unexpected angles, be creative with formats and cover all aspects of education and learning, Louisville Public Media wants to hear from you.

We’re hiring a reporter to join our thriving local newsroom at 89.3 WFPL News, our NPR affiliate, to cover education and learning.

Rachel Osier Lindley

Each year, PRNDI honors an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to public radio news. This year's Leo C. Lee Award recipient will be chosen by the PRNDI Board at its annual meeting in early November.  We are currently accepting nominations from member -stations.

We are hiring for the position of State Government Reporter. This is an extraordinary opportunity to work in a creative environment in one of the most vibrant and beautiful parts of the country, Northern California. As an industry leader in public radio, we work to inform and empower our listeners through excellent storytelling and community engagement. Together, we build an epic workplace where anything is possible. We embrace change and encourage innovation. We bring our passion and have fun. Above all, our audience comes first.  

WBFO, the largest and most respected radio news room in Western New York seeks s an innovative Managing Editor that will help grow our award-winning newsroom while continuing to build our reputation for the highest journalistic standards in long term in-depth reporting on critical community issues.