Public Radio Fellowship

Posted by New Hampshire Public Radio, Inc.

Concord, NH
Posted: 2020-02-05


Barbara and Dick Couch Fellowship for Innovation


About the position

The Barbara and Dick Couch Fellowship for Innovation is a fellowship for recent graduates who aspire to a career in public media. The fellow will gain hands-on experience in all aspects of news reporting and audio production.


The fellow will start in the News department, working alongside other members of the News team, honing reporting skills, producing daily stories as well as longer features, engaging our audience through social media, and adding digital elements to news stories.  The fellow will later join the Creative Production Unit, which produces the NHPR podcasts Outside/In, Civics 101, and Second Greatest Show on Earth. The fellow will work with other team members to generate show ideas and report, write, and edit audio stories, and to produce web versions of stories and engage audiences through social media.  

The fellowship is a full-time, eight month position. Fellows receive a stipend of $20,000 plus benefits, including health insurance and paid vacation and holidays.


About the station

We are New Hampshires independent and trusted source for news and information, and the states largest radio news service.  Based in Concord, the states capital and political hub, NHPRs newsroom, digital team and original programs consistently earn national recognition for their in-depth reporting and production. NHPR is the winner of the 2015, 2017 and 2018 national Edward R. Murrow Award for overall excellence.


Who Should Apply

Ideal candidates are inspired by innovative storytelling and/or journalism through on-air and online media, aspire to a career in public media and have demonstrated commitment to their community.  Previous public media experience is not required.  The fellowship is open to applicants who completed their undergraduate or graduate degrees within the past three years.  A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.


Please submit:

•       A cover letter that explains your interest in the fellowship

•       Your resume

•       A written professional or academic reference

•       Two examples of your work, such as a writing sample (of 1,000 words or less), excerpt           from a video or radio production, or other creative work. 


New Hampshire Public Radio believes that diversity is important to our success. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.


Please apply on the job opportunities page of our website, or through this link:

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer