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KUOW’s mission is to create and serve a more informed public. Our vision is to broaden conversations and deepen understanding. KUOW is committed to acquiring a diversity of perspectives and voices to realize our aspirations.

We believe that attracting and retaining diverse staff is crucial to serving the communities where we work and live. We are dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in an anti-racist, multicultural environment that promotes racial equity and inclusivity.

If you share our values and our mission and vision speak to you, we invite you to join the KUOW team. Women, Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), veterans and individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

Want to learn more? We've got more information on what it's like to work at KUOW, along with answers to frequently asked questions, available here.

Available Positions

  • Assistant News Director

    We have an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant News Director to serve as the 2nd leader of the newsroom staff and the key deputy in leading our news team into the next phase of growth and excellence. As the primary support of the KUOW News Director, they help lead our day-to-day and collaborative work. The Assistant News Director serves as a key leader in hiring our next team of journalists and in transitioning them into success at KUOW. The Assistant News Director will take responsibility for supervising our Drivetime shows and staff while balancing the day-to-day priorities of the team, as directed by the News Director. They will also serve as the primary liaison for hiring and new staff onboarding. Open until filled. Do not apply directly to KUOW. AA/EOE.

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  • Chief Operating Officer

    KUOW seeks an experienced leader to take over day-to-day operational oversight of this $22M, 126-employee not-for-profit multimedia enterprise. KUOW is a Seattle-based member of the NPR Network and an award-winning news organization that distributes content via radio broadcasting, streaming, on-demand (podcasts), live events and via Reporting to the President and General Manager (CEO) of KUOW, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) interacts with all functions of the organization and directly manages and oversees Finance, Administration, Engineering, Operations, Information Technology and HR/Workforce Development units. As a partner to the CEO and a member of the C-Suite (Chief Content Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Digital Officer) the COO will communicate, implement, and support the strategies created by the President & General Manager, other senior executives, and the Puget Sound Public Radio (PSPR) Board. The COO will lead projects as may arise that address specific opportunities and/or immediate problems or needs. The COO also shares and assists in certain responsibilities with the President/GM relating to the areas of board relations, business strategy, and interfacing with FCC license holder the University of Washington. As a key member of the KUOW executive team, the COO serves as second in command to the President/GM. Closes On 9/7/22. Do not apply directly to KUOW. AA/EOE.

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  • Campaign Strategy Manager

    KUOW has an exciting opportunity for a Campaign Strategy Manager to develop multi-channel holistic fundraising campaigns across the organization – finding better ways to engage existing and new donors and making KUOW an organization more donors love. The ideal candidate for this position is an excellent strategist, writer and communicator who can wear many hats to strategize and collaborate with diverse teams and is highly comfortable with digital fundraising and marketing tools. This position will lead fundraising projects with various teams and develop fundraising content for a wide variety of campaigns including: on-air, digital,, social media, email fundraising, KUOW email newsletters, some marketing campaigns and major donor appeals, and much, much more. Open until filled. Do not apply directly to KUOW. AA/EOE.

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  • Supervising Producer

    Seattle Now, KUOW’s daily news podcast, is looking for a Supervising Producer. This is a unique opportunity to lead a talented team of journalists, and help grow this successful, relevant news show. We are looking for a collaborative leader and experienced news producer, who thrives in a daily news environment. You have a deep curiosity about local news, and you’re always hungry for original stories, unique angles, and perspectives from underrepresented voices. You’re a team builder, who listens closely, offers direct feedback, and has a track record of mentoring other journalists. Sound like you? If so, we would love to meet you. Open until filled. Do not apply directly to KUOW. AA/EOE.

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  • Podcast Producer

    The Podcast Producer will create sound-rich audio narratives that will help listeners better understand their world through perspectives that illuminate, intrigue and surprise. Ideal candidates are driven to present historically underrepresented voices, embrace the ambiguity that comes with the creative process and bring curiosity, positivity and honesty when it comes to feedback and brainstorming. If you’re excited to experiment with a broad range of creative ideas, the Podcast Producer position is a great fit for you! Open until filled. Do not apply directly to KUOW. AA/EOE.

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  • Marketing Project Manager

    KUOW has an outstanding opportunity for a Marketing Project Manager reporting to the (Interim) Chief Marketing Officer. The Project Manager has responsibility for coordinating and advancing station-wide initiatives and marketing campaigns. They will define business requirements, establish SMART goals, identify KPIs, analyze data, document decisions and workflows, manage calendars and budgets to ensure projects are launched on time and on-budget. Projects may include technology infrastructure refreshes/changes; data and reporting infrastructure development; new program launches; marketing campaigns and events; vendor management; and business process analysis/improvements. Open until filled. Do not apply directly to KUOW. AA/EOE.

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  • Events Producer

    KUOW has an exciting opportunity for an Events Producer who will work with teams across the organization to produce large-scale live events out in the community, creating opportunities for engagement with our audience as well as new audiences. The ideal candidate for this position will bring strong journalism fundamentals, live events experience, and a passion and curiosity for reaching audiences where they are. This person will develop live events that expand conversations and connect our audience with our newsroom, podcasts, shows, and core programs. This position is on KUOW’s Marketing team and reports to the Events and Partnerships Manager. Open until filled. Do not apply directly to KUOW. AA/EOE.

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  • Race and Identity Reporter

    KUOW has an outstanding opportunity for a Reporter to identify and craft original stories across digital and broadcast platforms. This position will file feature-length stories and news spots for an assigned news beat, while cultivating sources and engaging audiences via social media and community engagement. Open until filled. Do not apply directly to KUOW. AA/EOE.

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