WETA

  • Audio Technician/A-1

    Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to, control room board audio for live and taped network productions in the studio. Thorough knowledge of audio signals and optimization. Knowledge of field audio acquisition and technologies.

  • Broadcast Engineer

    Perform preventive and corrective technical maintenance on all broadcast and production systems. Provide broadcast systems maintenance, installation and testing support as needed. This position involves year-round 24 hrs./7 days support of master control, studios control rooms, post production, and news editing. Primary facility hours of operation 8am to 9pm and include a flexible weekend rotation. The position is covered by an IBEW union contract and reports to the Senior Director of Engineering.

  • Communications Internship

    WETA seeks a part-time Communications intern for the Fall 2024 semester. This is an exciting opportunity for students who wish to learn about many aspects of communications and events in a non-profit, public media environment. The intern will support the WETA Communications team as we develop and execute communication plans, messaging, and events that effectively engage internal and external audiences in the D.C. area and across the national public media system. This intern will support the communications and marketing efforts for films/projects produced by WETA and distributed to national audiences, as well as those created by/focused on the local market. Please note that this intern will not work directly with NewsHour Productions. The WETA Communications team works in a hybrid work environment, but the Communications intern will be an in-office position in WETA’s Arlington, Virginia office, with occasional off-site event work possible. The intern will be expected to work a minimum of 20 hours a week.

  • Design Director

    As the Design Director at WETA, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing the visual identity across various platforms. Working closely with the Senior Director of Brand, Creative, and Design; you will lead artistic direction initiatives that resonate with WETA's brand essence and elevate its presence in both traditional and digital media landscapes. Additionally, you will contribute to defining and enhancing the visual aesthetics of our newly remodeled office space in Shirlington, ensuring it reflects WETA's values and identity.

  • Director, Human Resources

    The Director of Human Resources will be responsible for leading and managing all HR functions within the organization. This role involves developing and implementing HR strategies, policies, and programs to support the organization's goals and objectives. The Director of HR will collaborate with executives, senior management, and others to ensure alignment between HR initiatives and the overall business strategy. The Director of Human Resources must have an extremely strong background in employee relations and HR policy management. Experience with union laws, rules, and working with unions is preferred.

  • Graphic Design Internship

    WETA and NewsHour Productions are Washington, DC established media and news organizations. We are a largely local workforce based out of the Campbell Place office in Arlington, VA. WETA and NewsHour Productions value employee flexibility when possible. Most positions based in our Arlington, VA office will be onsite or hybrid, depending upon the role.

  • Human Resources Adminstrator

    The HR Administrator will play a key role in supporting the HR department in various administrative tasks to ensure smooth and efficient HR operations. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment. The HR Administrator is responsible for managing HR documents, updating internal databases, assisting in the recruitment process, data gathering and analytics, and other duties as assigned.

  • Human Resources Operations and Benefits Manager

    The HR Operations/Benefits Manager is responsible for managing and optimizing HR processes and systems. This role ensures the efficient delivery of HR services, compliance with legal requirements, and the implementation of HR best practices. The HR Operations/Benefits Manager will assist in managing the day-to-day operations of the HR team and support the strategic initiatives of the HR department. This role will be expected to work collaboratively with the entire HR team.

  • Manager, Prospect Research

    The Prospect Research Manager is a brand-new role at WETA/PBS News Hour. The new Manager will build out this function and innovate in collaboration with WETA’s fundraising teams and the Senior Director, Data Strategy & Development Services. The successful Manager partners closely with WETA's fundraising teams to implement new methodologies and provide strategic direction on current and prospective donors with major/principal gift capacity. The Manager will support the gift officers and department leaders by taking a leadership role in designing and implementing WETA’s prospect research strategy and analytics.

  • Officer, Foundation and Government Development

    The Officer serves as a frontline fundraiser who secures unrestricted and/or budget-relieving funds from foundations, corporate philanthropic giving programs and government agencies to support the ongoing operations of WETA. Support all three business units (Local Programming, National Productions, NewsHour Productions), but with an emphasis on funding for our local broadcast and educational programs.

  • Planned Giving Officer

    The Planned Giving Officer (PGO) will help nurture and grow WETA’s community of planned giving prospects and steward realized planned gifts through notification to receipt. Managing a planned giving donor portfolio of prospects and legacy society members, this person will manage the planned giving marketing campaigns, and assist with legacy cultivation and stewardship. Responsible for creating CGA illustrations and closing gifts, as well as managing a strategic major donor annual portfolio. The position will include ongoing cultivation with various stakeholders including a mature and loyal donor segment, so strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills are essential. The PGO will report to the Senior Director, Planned Gifts to support a collaborative planned giving program on behalf of WETA and PBS News.

  • Producer, Multimedia Fundraising

    The Producer, Multimedia Fundraising will design and drive TV, radio and digital pledge campaigns from conception, production and business planning through analysis of results. The Producer will coordinate the work of diverse internal and external contributors to these efforts.

  • Senior Associate, Digital Fundraiser

    The new position of Senior Associate, Digital Fundraising will build out, drive innovation and implement WETA’s digital ads program under the oversight of the Manager, Digital Fundraising and other stakeholders. The Senior Associate will also coordinate and expand initiatives related to promotion of our streaming video member benefit, WETA Passport, our #1 source of new donors. The Senior Associate reports to the Manager, Digital Fundraising.

  • Senior Human Resources Business and Talent Partner

    The Senior HR Business and Talent Partner will play a crucial role in aligning HR strategies with business objectives and will serve as a consultant to business leaders, providing guidance and support in all areas of human resources and talent management. Their primary focus will be on attracting, developing, and retaining top talent, fostering a positive work environment, driving employee engagement, and implementing HR/Talent initiatives that enhance organizational effectiveness.