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KALW is hiring stringer for education beat reporting

Claire Stremple
Balboa High School students in San Francisco's McLaren Park

The KALW News team is looking for an experienced radio reporter to provide stories and Q&As about education for our daily news magazine Crosscurrents and to produce spots for our new daily newscasts.

You will be the go-to person for our news department on the education beat, and we will expect you to be ahead of stories in your coverage area. You will be responsible for reporting one feature (at least six-minutes long and sonically-rich) per month, one Q&A per month, and an average of one short (less than two-minute long and informational) spot per month, as needed.

This is an independent contract position that will pay $833.25 per month, beginning August 1, 2017. The contract runs through June 30, 2018. Candidates must reside in the San Francisco Bay Area.


We encourage a diverse pool of applicants from a variety of backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation.

To apply, please send a cover letter specifying which beat you prefer, CV, clips or links, and references to KALWapplications@gmail.com. Please write "Education reporter" in the subject line. Application deadline is Thursday, June 1, 2017, 11:59 PT.

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