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Careers at WETA

We consider the employees of WETA to be our most valuable resource.

Approximately 200 full and part-time employees work in WETA's offices in Arlington, Virginia to produce and broadcast compelling programs for WETA Television; to operate Classical WETA 90.9 FM, the only classical music radio station in the Washington area; and to serve our community with education and outreach initiatives that contribute to our mission.

Our organization is made strong by a highly qualified, diverse and talented staff who are vital to WETA’s future. We believe you'll find WETA one of the most dynamic and rewarding places to work in the Washington, D.C. area.


Job Openings

Interested in joining our team? All positions currently available at WETA are listed on our Job Openings page.

Senior Vice President and General Manager/NewsHour Productions

NewsHour Productions LLC at WETA seeks a dynamic leader with executive and journalism experience for the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager/NewsHour Productions.


Working closely with the WETA management team, the Senior Vice President and General Manager has overall P&L responsibility for the company, and will actively lead fundraising for the PBS NewsHour, manage the program’s relationships with public television stations and distributors, and develop special projects related to the news and public affairs mission. The SVP & GM will lead strategic planning for the sustainability and growth of PBS NewsHour in close collaboration with the Senior Vice President & Executive Producer.   The ideal candidate will have experience leading a broadcast or journalism organization, significant sales or fundraising experience, exceptional business acumen, strong public presentation skills, and a demonstrated commitment to journalistic integrity.


NewsHour Productions LLC is the wholly-owned subsidiary of WETA formed to operate PBS NewsHour and other projects that were transferred from MacNeil/Lehrer Productions.


WETA provides a wide variety of internship opportunities for college students in the Greater Washington area. Applications are accepted year-round.
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WETA is proud of its comprehensive, competitive benefits package.
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EEO Public File Report

The FCC EEO Report lists all WETA full-time vacancies filled during the reporting period and the employment outreach initiatives implemented by the station to serve our communities. WETA’s EEO Reports are available through the FCC’s TV Station Profiles & Public Inspection Files portal.

If your organization is interested in receiving regular notices of WETA's position openings, please contact the employment manager at 703-998-2759.

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