Employment

WKMS is licensed to Murray State University and follows the University’s personnel procedures available at www.murraystate.edu. When full time positions become available at the University they are published at that website. WKMS also publishes its professional job openings here.

Positions Available:

Statewide Sales Representative

Kentucky Public Radio Network (KPRN) is seeking a statewide media sales representative. The ideal candidate has a great knowledge of marketing and media, a history of media sales success, passion for public radio, and a love of Kentucky. 

This position requires a highly productive individual who can express the unique value that public media offers in an increasingly crowded media marketplace, and who has the ability to find and connect with Kentucky’s business influencers. 

This brand new position will appeal to the person who appreciates the opportunity to build something important. A Bachelor’s degree, media sales experience, safe driving record, and reliable transportation are required. 

Compensation includes salary, commission, benefits, and the joy that comes from representing a truly great product.

The Kentucky Public Radio Network is made up of WFPL, WUOL, WFPK, WNKU, WEKU, WKYU, and WKMS, and reaches 475,000 of Kentucky’s most influential and demographically appealing people weekly. 

Applications accepted online only. Please submit a resume and references before April 22 to resume@louisvillepublicmedia.org.

KPRN/Louisville Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Student Internships

News Intern

WKMS-FM seeks student interns to join other interns and professional staff in its news department.  WKMS provides training on the job.  Duties include:  writing copy, interviewing sources, recording audio, and voicing stories for seven daily newscasts and feature news stories; archiving news copy and managing audio files; other duties as assigned. Requirements include: G.P.A. (in any degree program) of  3.0+; dependability; curiosity; ability to work with small team; computer and typing skills; self starter; excellent speaking and writing skills; and an interest in learning more about public radio.  To apply, send a resume to msu.wkmsnews@murraystate.edu.

WKMS accepts student applications throughout the academic year. There are several student employment positions at the station with openings occurring from time to time. All of the station’s student jobs involve expectations of professional level work in all facets of radio including: production, development, administration, and engineering.

Most of the student positions/internships are remunerated on a scale starting with minimum wage and increasing with experience and academic progress. The station encourages students who are interested in public radio work to visit the station on the 8th Floor of Price Doyle Fine Arts Building. Pick up a student application form from Kala Dunn, room 817.

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As a unit of its licensee, Murray State University, (Equal education and employment opportunities M/F/D, AA employer), WKMS follows its policies regarding employment searches, as mandated by federal law.

- Jobs at Murray State University

- U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

- Search the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Jobline