90.5 WESA Employment Opportunities

90.5 WESA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating a diverse work place environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

90.5 WESA is looking for organizations that regularly distribute information about employment opportunities to job applicants or have job applicants to refer. If your organization would like to receive notification of job vacancies at our station, please contact employment@wesa.fm with the name of your organization, a contact name, email address and phone number.

Although we are unable to retain unsolicited resumes, if there is a posted job that interests you for which you are qualified, please submit application materials following the instructions in the job posting. We post ALL open positions on our website, as well as on national and regional jobsites such as the CPB Jobline, Current.org, Nonprofit Talent, and JournalismJobs.com, so you’re always able to check for any currently available positions.

WESA also offers several unpaid internships each semester for full-time students. More information on internships can be found here.

All open positions are posted to our website, and can be seen below. Please click on the job title to read the expanded job description, requirements, and application instructions.

Reporter, Keystone Crossroads – 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh

May 20, 2016

Posted May 20, 2016 and Open Until Filled

Position Overview
The Keystone Crossroads Reporter is responsible for reporting on infrastructure, economic, legal and financial issues facing Pennsylvania cities. Keystone Crossroads is a statewide public media partnership, involving WHYY in Philadelphia, WITF in Harrisburg, WESA in Pittsburgh and WPSU in State College. The project is a Local Journalism Center (LJC) partially funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. 

This full-time salary exempt position reports to the Project Editor, Keystone Crossroads, at WHYY in Philadelphia with dotted line reporting to the 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh News Director.

Chief Executive Officer

Mar 17, 2016

The Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation seeks an exceptional leader as CEO for its newly combined public media organization. The CEO role is a new appointment, with full responsibility for all media platforms, internal operations and external relationships. The CEO will report to the 16-person Board of Directors.

News Director - 90.5 WESA

Feb 25, 2016

Posted February 25, 2016 and Open Until Filled

Position Overview
The News Director has lead responsibility for the journalistic integrity of all station platforms and for executing WESA’s news strategy on-air and on digital platforms. This full-time exempt position reports to the General Manager and supervises (either directly or through deputies) all news department staff, including the Morning Edition and All Things Considered hosts.