UPR Station News

UPR Station News
12:39 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

StoryCorps Comes To St. George for Community Meeting Tuesday

We're pleased to invite you to attend a Community Partnership Meeting about StoryCorps' upcoming visit to St. George.

StoryCorps is a nonprofit whose mission is to offer people of all backgrounds and beliefs the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives for future generations. Join us to learn about how you can honor the stories of your community by attending one of the two meetings listed below:

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UPR Station News
4:18 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

UPR Interns Win 6 Mark of Excellence Awards

Utah Public Radio student interns entered the Mark of Excellence Awards by the Society of Professional Journalists in January for work done at UPR, and just received the results!

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UPR Station News
2:48 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Social Media and Web Intern

Utah Public Radio, an NPR member station located on USU Campus in Logan, is searching for a part-time web PR and social media intern. This person must be able to  assist in overseeing social media projects, maintain UPR’s online service and help with  PR/Marketing.  Someone with an active social media resume is preferred.

Schedule: Flexible

Pay: Department Credit
Candidate must have approval from department to receive credit
Duration: May- December 2013

Expectations for Applicants:

  • Applicants must have excellent writing and editing skills, including knowledge of AP Style.
  • Experience with social media platforms for personal use, and/or for a corporation or organization.
  • Basic digital photo editing and image manipulation.
  • Familiarity with NPR programming is a big plus.  
  • Applicants must be willing to put forth ideas for adjusting and growing social media outlets in a professional yet personal matter for an organization.
  • Applicants must be willing to learn.

To apply bring a resume, cover letter and 3 references to Utah Public Radio located on the USU Logan Campus  at 745 North 1200 East in Logan, UT.  For more information about UPR go to our website at upr.org

Application Deadline: April 1, 2013

UPR Station News
12:29 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Business Officer 1

Utah Public Radio is searching for a business manager. The successful applicant is responsible for processing all of the financial activities for Utah Public Radio. This position will serve as the Business Manager for the station. They work in a confidential manner with the general manager; interact with UPR staff, CHaSS staff, and the USU Controller and Development Offices.


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UPR Station News
12:17 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

News Reporter Interns

Utah Public Radio,an NPR membership station located on USU Campus in Logan, seeks part-time news reporter intern. Will assist in writing, producing and editing audio content. Meeting deadlines a must.

Schedule: 2-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 15 hours a week.

Pay: $8.00/hr

Duration: July 2013-July 2014

To apply, visit the USU Job Board.

UPR Station News
12:12 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Production Coordinator Intern

Utah Public Radio, an NPR membership station located on USU Campus in Logan, seeks part-time production coordinator intern. Responsibilities include generating topic ideas, identifying and contacting guests, conducting research, engineering live daily program and producing audio for locally produced program, Access Utah.

Schedule: 8-11 a.m. Monday to Friday, 15 hours a week.

Pay: $8.00/hr.

Duration: July 2013-July 2014.

To apply, visit the USU Job Board.

UPR Station News
4:01 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Vote for the Garden Show's Name

After a thorough review of garden show titles submitted by our listeners, we have picked the top eight.

Bryan would like to get public input before he makes his final decision, so we're once again asking for your help.

From now until Monday March 11 we would ask you to vote for your top two favorite titles for the garden show.

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Mug Design Competition
3:29 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

60th Anniversary Mug Design Chosen


The final design for our 60th anniversary mug have been chosen, and we're so excited for the final product.
We had more than 30 submissions, and after narrowing the submissions down to the top 5, we were overwhelmed with the public input. More than 350 people voted in the competition, and chose the design by Lucy Watkins.

UPR would like to thank the artists who submitted:

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Special Programs
2:16 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

TED Radio Hour Comes to UPR

Credit NPR

On Monday Utah Public Radio participated in the nationwide premiere of the NPR show, TED Radio Hour.  The popular new show features excerpts from the well-known TED stage, where some of the world's best thinkers and innovators give the 18-minute "talk of their lives."

The TED Radio Hour team takes the most compelling talks and organizes them around a common theme.  Each week’s show is rounded out with innovative storytelling techniques and interviews with TED speakers.

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Mug Design Competition
1:37 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Vote for UPR's 60th Anniversary Mug Design

Mug Design #1

The 60th anniversary mug submissions are in, and the UPR staff and interns have chosen the top five contenders. Now it is up to you. Choose your one favorite design that you think should be on our limited edition anniversary mug.
We want your favorite design, which represents Utah as a state, Utah Public Radio as a station, and celebrates our 60th anniversary. You must vote by Tuesday evening, February 26.

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