Christine Paige Diers

Business Manager

Christine Paige Diers is the Business Manager for PMJA.  She started working for what was then PRNDI part-time in 1997, and has been full-time staff with the organization since July 1, 2018.  Known to many in the organization as "Ma PRNDI,"  Christine's work history includes serving as a Community Development Manager for the American Cancer Society and working for 8 years as the Director of the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame in Sturgis, South Dakota (yes, really).  In a former life, Christine was a public radio news director in Grand Forks, North Dakota, then worked in public relations for city government and for a business incubator.

Ways to Connect

Yellowstone Public Radio is seeking a News Director to steer daily and long term news coverage for our Montana and northern Wyoming audience. The News Director is based in Billings, Montana, and oversees six full-time hosts and reporters across three cities. YPR is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff whose perspectives are heard and valued. An ideal candidate has experience managing a team, maintaining a robust regional news service, and furthering the mission of public radio.

North Carolina Public Radio WUNC is hiring for the American Homefront Veterans Fellowship.

Note that this is an 18-month fellowship appointment.

Position Summary:

North Carolina Public Radio WUNC is hiring for a Podcast Producer.  WUNC is headquartered in the Triangle area (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) of North Carolina.  North Carolina Public Radio WUNC is the leading NPR News and Information station in the state with an expansive reach to a diversity of communities across North Carolina. WUNC emphasizes highly produced on-demand content with a mission to attract and engage new audiences.

Nominations are now open for PMJA's annual elections.   On Wednesday, May 12, we held an informational webinar for anyone who might be considering a run for any of the open seats.  If you missed it, you can watch the recording of the webinar HERE.  You will be asked to register to view the recording.

Iowa Public Radio is searching for a smart, energetic person with great news judgement to join our News team as the All Things Considered Host in our Des Moines newsroom.  You’ll not only be IPR’s voice of afternoon news, you’ll also help shape the program – interviewing reporters or newsmakers, producing spots, and occasionally producing pieces of your own.

You’ll join a great team of reporters in four cities covering everything from state government, to agriculture, to health, Latino affairs….and every four years a bunch of people who want to be president.

You've registered to attend the PMJA 2021 Virtual Conference.  That's great!  But what do you do now?  We've developed this brief video to help you get logged into the virtual platform.  You can log in as soon as  you'd like, and start connecting with other people, check out the schedule, and so much more. 

We’re starting something ambitious.

WPLN News is launching a daily show this fall that will serve the Nashville region with insightful and engaging conversations, plus in-depth original reporting and the latest on the day’s top news. And right now, we’re looking for an executive producer who can make this vision a reality.

Few organizations in the United States have gained the attention, philanthropic support--and the results--of Chicago's CityBureau in the ongoing process of "democratizing American journalism."


Have you ever thought about running for the PMJA Board?  Elections are coming up in June, and if you want to run, now's the time to start thinking about it.  We're here to help, too.  On Wednesday, May 12 at 2 p.m. EST, we'll be holding an informational webinar for anyone considering running.  The webinar will review the roles and responsibilities of being a board member.  We'll talk about the time committment and we'll let you know about the perks of serving.  REGISTER NOW TO ATTEND!

With the pandemic more than a year old in the U.S., are you looking for better ways to gather audio remotely? Whether it's coaxing the best sound out of Zoom or coaching someone to gather audio for you from where they are, this webinar will share proven ideas and techniques. View the recording of this very informative webinar now.