Lehigh Valley Community Broadcasters Association
WDIY 88.1 FM

Job Posting – September 2019

Title: Director of News and Information

Reports to:  Operations Director

WDIY FM will be celebrating its 25th birthday in 2020 and is a listener-supported public radio station based in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania which has been broadcasting since January, 1995.  WDIY serves the community of eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey with award-winning NPR programs like Morning Edition and All Things Considered along with locally-produced programs exploring political, financial, and cultural topics in the Lehigh Valley. In addition to NPR, local news, and public affairs, WDIY is also home to an eclectic mix of music programs featuring a variety of music genres: classical, folk, jazz, blues, indie rock, world music, and more.


Localization is the key to maintaining an audience in the Lehigh Valley and WDIY is seeking a person who is skilled in the areas below:

  • News Anchoring
  • News Reporting
  • Writing/hosting for news, features, and public affairs
  • Digital editing
  • Staff/volunteer coordination
  • Mentoring and training volunteer prospects
  • Identifying resources and contacts for news coverage

Experience Needed to Qualify

  • A college degree in media, broadcasting and/or Journalism
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in news writing, audio editing and presentation for recorded and live broadcast
  • Experience with radio automation systems

Other Job Responsibilities

  • This is Full Time Employment and requires management of volunteers
  • WDIY may request you to perform other station duties as assigned
  • You must be able to work longer and irregular hours as well as weekends when requested

To Apply:

Please email to:

The following Items:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References
  • Salary Requirements

LCVBA/WDIY is an equal opportunity employer