Fletcher Fellowship for Education Policy Reporting

Feb 25, 2019

North Carolina Public Radio, WUNC-FM seeks a full-time reporter to cover education policy. This is a two-year fellowship in partnership with UNC’s School of Media and Journalism.

The Fletcher Fellow will report quick turn-around spot news, interviews, reporter debriefs, and well researched feature reports. The position will have a concentration on informing the North Carolina community on statewide PreK-12 education policy issues. The position will work out of WUNC’s Legislative Bureau in Raleigh when the State Legislature is in session.

The Fletcher Fellow will be supervised by WUNC’s Feature News Editor. S/he will have a close relationship with faculty advisors in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism, one of the most highly regarded schools of journalism in the United States.

A Master’s Degree from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism or a Bachelor’s Degree with one year relevant experience is required. Based on funder requirements, please note this fellowship is restricted to UNC Chapel-Hill journalism alumni. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a public media news room.

Interested candidates must apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/156665.  Candidates should be prepared to attach a current CV, cover letter, and links to audio samples (if available).  The deadline to apply is March 25, 2019.

WUNC-FM and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.