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DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Are you interested in joining a high performing team and taking the next step in your career? WHRO is seeking an experienced self-starter to learn all activities of the WHRO Development Department. This position will work on special projects with the Chief Development Officer and support a variety of other department operations. Long known for its public service mission, WHRO is the only public broadcasting station in the Unites States that is owned by a collaboration of 19 local public school districts. Through WHRO-TV, WHRO FM, WHRV FM, its web site, and educational content delivered online to more than 286,000 students and 25,000 teachers, WHRO enriches the lives of the people of Eastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina every day. 

This position will oversee special projects, both short and long term assigned by the Chief Development Officer. Support major fundraising initiatives, as needed. Maintain office services by organizing office operations and procedures; filing systems, defining procedures for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records. Assist with other departmental projects and events, as needed. Also handle membership and audience servicing calls when needed. Enter donations into fundraising database during TV and radio pledge periods. Coordinate and schedule development department meetings and produce written outcomes. 

Requirements: Ttwo years of college or the equivalent with 2-3 years of preferably non-profit experience. This position requires proven organizational skills with demonstrated ability in customer service, excellent written and communication skills and the ability to manage projects and resources. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and the ability to learn new database systems, multitask, be flexible and adaptable to change. Some nights and weekends are required.

For consideration, interested candidates must submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

 WHRO
 Attn:  Sherby Wilks, Human Resources Officer
 5200 Hampton Blvd.; Norfolk, VA  23508
 or by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  


PART-TIME CLASSICAL RADIO ANNOUNCER

This position is primarily responsible for station operation including hosting classical music programs, reading announcements on-air and operation of studio equipment including computer automation. The applicant should be able to demonstrate a familiarity with the music and a friendly, relaxed on-air presence, as well as a willingness and ability to learn various radio computer systems. Enthusiasm for the job a must. Approximately 6 – 10 hours per week with occasional filling in for vacationing announcers.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: Sherby Wilks, WHRO-FM, 5200 Hampton Blvd; Norfolk, VA 23508 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . EOE


WHRO is currently seeking temporary part-time production personnel to fill occasional TV studio and remote positions. We’re looking for teleprompter operators, studio and field camera people, CG operators, floor directors and grips. A minimum of six (6) months experience required.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to Greg Carter, Studio Manager/Lighting Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .