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

Are you looking for a position that challenges you to expand your skills as a multi-platform journalist? Join WITF’s nationally recognized newsroom in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, as our All Things Considered Host/Multimedia Journalist. You will be the afternoon voice in Central Pa. on our presentation of All Things Considered while taking a multimedia approach to sustaining connected, contextualized reporting on policies and trends impacting communities in our region. Plus, you will have the opportunity to cover the 2020 election in a key battleground state.

If you were not able to join the conversation with KUOW News Director Jill Jackson and KNKX News Director Florangela Davila, no worries.  We've got the archive of the webinar availalbe to listen to when you have a chance. 

Position Summary

  This position focuses on, but is not limited to, production of daily news and public affairs programs. These programs include interviews and analysis on many subjects (news, culture, etc.) in North Carolina. They are some of the most visible extensions of WUNC-FM’s public service to more than 400,000 listeners each week.

If you’re ready to be a part of a growing, award winning news team, Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) wants to hear from you. We’re looking for a managing editor, who’s an experienced, curious journalist with strong news judgment to help guide, grow and build upon our success as a recognized statewide news source.

The reporter is based at WEKU near Lexington, Kentucky and works for the Ohio Valley Resource Journalism collaborative.  The primary beat for this position is reporting on health issues affecting Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia. Long and short form reporting experience required and ability to work independently is strongly desired.  Position is open until filled. Note: Four year college degree is required.

Apply: https://jobs.eku.edu/postings/13847

The News Reporter and Team Leader is primarily responsible for producing in-depth radio news features and multi-media/multi-platform journalism for KVNO. The Reporter prepares cogent news stories for broadcast on KVNO as well as regional and national broadcast for radio outlets and all related KVNO websites. They will anchor several newscasts each weekday, including 7 a.m., 8 a.m. and others to be determined. The Reporter supervises part-time correspondents and student interns, helping them develop and hone their reporting and presentation skills.

PMJA is looking for a couple of journalists who are interested in trading some time and work at our annual conference for a free conference registration.  For the first time, we're offering an opportunity to two people who want to attend the conference, and are willing to put in some work.  We'll ask each of our Press Corps members to cover a number of conference sessions and/or events, write articles, and post them directly to www.pmja.org.  

The deadline for entering the PMJA Annual Awards is being extended by one week. The new entry deadline will be Sunday, March 8 at 11:59 p.m. EST. The only catch?  It'll cost you a few extra dollars to take advantage of the extended deadline.  Any entries submitted before the original March 1, 11:59 p.m. EST deadline will be charged at the early entry rate of $60 per entry for membrs and $85 for non-members.  Between then and the final deadline of Sunday, March 8 at 11:59 p.m. EST, entries will incur an additional $10 fee per entry.  

The PMJA Board has been busy planning for this summer's annual conference which will take place at the Reniassance Hotel in downtown Seattle.  Our pre-conference training days will be Wednesday and Thursday, June 24 and 25.  The full conference will begin with an opening reception Thursday evening, then two full days of great learning and networking opportunities on Friday and Saturday, June 26 and 27.

ideastream, Northeast Ohio’s innovative multiple media organization, has an exciting opportunity for a Chief Experience Officer (CXO). Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this is an Executive Management level position for an individual who has experience with workforce development and managing and executing organizational strategic priorities.  This position is directly responsible for establishing goals and implementing strategies to achieve a healthy, productive and successful workplace culture that ultimately improves ideastream’s user experience across all platforms.

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