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 notify: employment@wesa.fm or contact Sarah Wemple at phone number 412.697.2923.

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.

Environmental Reporter/Producer - The Allegheny Front

Feb 10, 2015

Posted February 9, 2015  

Application Deadline March 2, 2015

The Allegheny Front, an independently produced weekly radio program featuring environmental news, distributed throughout Pennsylvania, seeks a skilled public radio reporter with solid digital production skills. The successful candidate will produce balanced, engaging stories for broadcast and online audiences, produce multimedia projects and be responsible for social media and website updates.

Based in the WYEP-FM Community Broadcast Center in Pittsburgh, this full-time (40 hrs/week) exempt position reports to the Executive Director of The Allegheny Front and works closely with the Managing Editor.

WESA and WYEP Pittsburgh ~ Director of Development

Feb 10, 2015

Posted February 9, 2015 and Open Until Filled

Position Overview

The station group that includes 90.5 WESA and 91.3 WYEP in Pittsburgh, PA is seeking a DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT to oversee the membership programs of both stations. The Director of Development will manage annual individual giving and alternative revenue streams such as vehicle donations and corporate matches. For major and planned giving, the Director of Development works closely with the General Manager for WYEP and with the Major Gifts Officer for WESA. The successful candidate will be able to design, implement, evaluate and refine our development activities.  This position identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards donors and prospects in accordance with strategic goals and targets set by the General Managers of both stations.  This position provides leadership and direction for development staff, fundraising consultants and board members to support the strategic goals and objectives of the organization and successfully leverage all resources to implement fundraising plans. This full-time, exempt position leads a staff of three and reports to the General Managers of both stations. 

90.5 WESA: Digital Editor / General Assignment Reporter

Dec 2, 2014

Posted Dec. 2, 2014 and Open Until Filled

Position Overview

The 90.5 WESA Digital Editor / General Assignment Reporter (50/50 split) produces thoughtful and compelling news reports and features for broadcast and digital platforms. This position assists daily in editing and creating online content including social media. This is a full-time, salary-exempt position reporting to the Senior News Editor. Regular working hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. but are flexible based on a breaking news cycle.