KCPR.org Content Writer

A KCPR.org content writer will have a passion for music, arts and culture that is relevant to the local San Luis Obispo community and around the central coast. KCPR.org content writers also have a desire to share their love through writing and other forms of storytelling.  

What You Will Do:

  • Pitch and cover music, arts, and culture going in the San Luis Obispo community
  • Produce content in a variety of multimedia formats, primarily through writing, but with opportunities to expand into photography and video
  • Produce content according to Associated Press/Mustang News style
  • Work with social media editors to develop your pieces into social media content and promote your stories via social platforms; including but not limited to info videos and live tweeting
  • Attend weekly Sunday editorial staff meetings either in-person or via Zoom
  • Optional: Serve as an on-air DJ for KCPR

We are looking for team players with a drive to learn and passion for storytelling. Mustang Media Group members thrive on innovation while ambitiously seeking to hone their craft and serve their communities.

Whether your goal is to pursue a career in journalism, gain experience in multimedia reporting or learn more about a specific campus topic you’re interested in, Mustang Media Group is the best place to get a comprehensive campus experience. No writing, multimedia or reporting experience is required. Editors and peers are available to support you and help you into becoming a skilled reporter.