Current is the nonprofit news service for and about public media in the United States. Current publishes online daily and in print. They produced 16 issues in 2016. Current is seeking a new host of The Pub podcast.
Current was founded in 1980 by the National Association of Educational Broadcasters (the historic forerunner and parent of both PBS and NPR. NAEB lasted only two years longer, and a publishing committee of public stations put up funds to resume publication under the aegis of WNET.
The Pub podcast is Current’s weekly podcast of interviews with public media’s most important and interesting thinkers and doers, plus commentary from host Adam Ragusea. You can subscribe to The Pub via Libsyn, or iTunes.
Current is seeking a new host and producer of The Pub. This is a part-time, contract position. They are looking to continue producing biweekly episodes of at least 20 minutes in length. The host/producer will be paid per episode.
Current seeks a bold, dynamic talent to be the new voice and shaper of this biweekly podcast as our longtime host steps down. The Pub is a great platform for meaningful exploration of the past, present, and future of public media, and an excellent opportunity to connect with people – from millennials to senior executives – throughout the system.
Those interested in this position should read the ad on Current for full details. There are specific things you need to send them by August 15, 2017.