Student Host/Content Creator (Fall)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA

Student Host/Content Creator (Fall) - 
Job Number:
Job Location
: United States-Oklahoma-Norman
: Part-time
Work Schedule: Up to 27 hours per week, primarily occuring weekdays either 11:00 am - 2:00 pm or 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Days/shifts are flexible.
Salary Range: $10.00
Benefits Provided: No 
Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter, Examples of Work, Class Schedule 

Job Description



KGOU Student Host/Content Creator


KGOU is looking for a Student Host/Content Creator to help us tell stories about Oklahoma and the people who live here. KGOU has a strong tradition of local, state and regional news coverage with an emphasis on compelling storytelling. This is a great opportunity to gain practical, real-world experience at OU’s award-winning NPR affiliate.


KGOU desires a talented and dedicated student with insatiable curiosity, a keen ability to identify important stories and story angles, a warm and conversational delivery and strong audio production skills. Responsibilities include writing and announcing news, editing audio, posting stories for web, producing community events calendar announcements, and other operational duties as needed.

This position offers up to 27 hours of paid work time per week, primarily occurring weekdays either 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Days/shifts are flexible. This position is temporary, non-exempt with salary of $10.00 per hour. The anticipated start date is August 5, 2019.

More information is available at   KGOU Radio at The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


KGOU operates five transmitters and four translators, which cover 30+ counties and reach more than one million people. With studios located at the University of Oklahoma, KGOU also delivers streaming audio on the station’s news-based website ( ), is active on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and can be heard on several mobile apps, including NPR One, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, NextRadio, Smart Speakers and Apple Music.             


Job Requirements


Required Education: Must be currently enrolled as a student at the University of Oklahoma. Hiring contingent upon verification of current student status.

  • Must attach Fall 2019 oZONE class schedule.


     ·       Proficiency with Associated Press (AP) writing style

     ·       Proficiency with audio editing (Adobe Audition or comparable software) or video          editing

     ·       Experience in announcing or reporting

     ·       Ability to work independently, be detail-oriented, exhibit effective time                            management and   perform well under deadline pressure

     ·       Strong interest in news and current events

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: No
Special Indications: None 
Job Posting
: Apr 30, 2019
Unposting Date
: Ongoing
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