Job Opportunities

Health and Wellness Reporter/ Producer

Alaska has unique healthcare challenges and systems of care, from large urban non-profit and tribal hospitals to remote clinics staffed by village health aides.  Alaska Public Media (AKPM) is looking for a journalist eager to engage in enterprise reporting on public health in the broadest sense of the word. Reporting will examine the healthcare industry, legislation and public policy, insurance and the uninsured, public and environmental health, suicide prevention, addiction and overdose, community and individual wellbeing, the overlap of western and traditional medicine and other public health issues. This is a chance for an ambitious journalist to report on a wide range of stories at a high stakes time for many critical issues affecting the future of Alaska. 

The Health and Wellness Reporter/Producer will provide content for AKPM’s program Line One-Your Health Connection and serve as the backup producer for Line One when the program producer is away.  

This position is responsible for generating enterprise stories on all aspects of individual and community health and healthcare policy for Alaska Public Media. AKPM is a broad-based public media organization that delivers television, radio, and web content. AKPM is the source for NPR radio and PBS television for Southcentral Alaska and stewards the public media statewide news collaboration with 25 public media partners.  The reporter will uphold the highest journalistic standards and ethics and work professionally with Alaska Public Media colleagues and the public.

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Manager of Major and Legacy Giving

Do you have great interpersonal skills and a love of public radio, television, and/or news? You could be part of a cohesive and caring team serving Alaska as its largest public media organization. We are based in Anchorage and provide KSKA radio, KAKM-TV, CreateTV, PBS KIDS, alaskapublic.org and statewide news.

This position is an exciting new addition to our fundraising team that works with donors making large gifts and/or including Alaska Public Media in their estate planning. The Manager handles research, acquisition, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. A strong candidate will be self-driven and self-sufficient while able to work closely with others and who loves working with passionate donors.

 Benefits include

  • Competitive pay
  • Group Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision with the opportunity to purchase health insurance for your dependents. Option for Health Savings Account.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K Match 2% contribution

 

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Human Resources Associate

The Human Resources Associate ensures the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for Alaska Public Media while also sharing a passion for ensuring the integrity and vitality of the mission of the organization. This is a half-time position that includes fringe benefits. Alaska Public Media is the source of NPR radio, PBS television for South Central Alaska and stewards of the statewide news.

Reports to:
1. Chief Operations Officer and VP of Administration. Works directly with the NETA payroll staff and assigned to Alaska Public Media
2. Station Liaison for all AKPM retirement and healthcare benefits partners
3. Collaborates with the Executive Management Team on human recruitment, hiring, onboarding, and other human resource projects.

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2023 Summer News Intern

The AKPM Summer News Intern works within the Alaska Public Media Newsroom and will work on a wide range of general assignment stories on Southcentral Alaska. This work includes researching, writing, and producing content for daily, statewide newscasts, the AKPM website, and social media. Throughout the summer, the intern will create audio and web stories, shoot photographs and assist in live program production. The AKPM intern will begin initially as a trainee learning our methods (equipment, production, website, etc.), but concluding as our colleague — reporting, producing and posting content on a daily basis.

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