YR Media (formerly Youth Radio) is a national network of young journalists and artists who create multimedia content for this generation. Headquartered in Oakland, Calif., for more than 25 years our non-profit production company has invested in future generations’ skills in journalism, arts, and media. We are in an exciting phase of growth and expansion as a national network.
As we grow, we seek exceptional talent, with an entrepreneurial spirit, who can lead us to the future of YR Media. We welcome smart, passionate people who share our values and seek a collaborative environment. We seek people who are hard-working, creative, fun, and driven to go above and beyond to take our organization to the next level. We hire people who believe in the talent and potential of every young person.
We are committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and to collaborating with a staff that represents the communities we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.
YR Media is seeking the following team members:
The Chief Development/Growth Officer will lead the entire YR Media fundraising team focusing on strategizing, coordinating, implementing and managing a comprehensive annual development program.
The Director of Communications will oversee the development and production of external messaging and support materials for all activities, product lines, fundraising and business development.
The Teach YR Project Director will manage all aspects of the division of YR Media that develops learning research, resources and experiences for young people and educators across the country.
YR Media is seeking a curriculum designer for a multimedia content series and accompanying set of toolkits centering the voices of young people experiencing virtual education
The ideal candidate is equally passionate about tracking the latest emerging technology and its cultural implications as they are about mentoring reporters and producers who are underrepresented in both tech and journalism fields.