Job Opportunities at Illinois Public Media

Illinois Public Media at the University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity.

Licensed to the University of Illinois, WILL/Illinois Public Media follows the guidelines, policies and procedures of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Access at the University, for hiring, recruiting, and maintaining a nondiscriminatory work environment. In accordance with the FCC's EEO regulations, any organization that distributes information about employment opportunities to job seekers, or refers job seekers to employers, may request that it be provided notice of job vacancies at WILL-AM580, WILL-FM90.9 and WILL-TV when they occur.

If your organization would like to receive notification of job vacancies at our stations, please write to:

Job Opportunities
Illinois Public Media
300 North Goodwin Avenue
Urbana, IL  61801
(217) 333-7300
IPM-jobs@illinois.edu

Requests should include name of organization, mailing address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address and name of contact person.

Director of Development

Illinois Public Media seeks a full-time Director of Development to provide leadership and administrative management of the Development Department at WILL-Illinois Public Media, with overall responsibility for fund development. The Director supervises staff engaged in fund development, including membership, corporate support, major gifts and grants, related art and graphic design, program guide and donor newsletter(s) production. The Director works directly with a portfolio of major donors and prospects.

PM News Host / Race & Equity Reporter

The PM News Host / Race and Equity Reporter will have the following responsibilities: 

- Serve as on-air local host and board operator of NPR’s All Things Considered, Illinois Public Media’s most listened to afternoon daily radio show. Establish rapport with listeners and delivers important information in a clear, concise, authentic, accurate and personable manner. Consistently deliver a professional, friendly and conversational on-air presentation that fits seamlessly into NPR’s All Things Considered. Prepare newscasts, interviews, sports, weather and other material for delivery during the program. Create interviews and spot news stories for air as well as IllinoisNewsroom.org and will.illinois.edu (including text, photo, audio and video).

Broadcasting Engineer

Employees at this level install, repair, and maintain radio/television equipment and operate radio/television equipment. They work under general supervision from a designated supervisor.