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Our Mission

To inform and provide a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures for a more inspired and engaged public.

STLPR is an NPR member station. We provide our audiences with programming that is significant to their communities and their world.

STLPR strives to be a vibrant, inclusive, and equitable workplace. See the staff who make our station a great place to make a living.

STLPR offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, and much more.

STLPR is a nonprofit news source and a service of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Job Listings

  • Statehouse & Politics Reporter
    St. Louis Public Radio is looking for a statehouse reporter who can tell stories explaining the nuances facing our state’s lawmakers and political influencers, with a commitment to diversity of sources, ideas and issues.
  • St. Louis Public Radio is seeking a sharp and creative professional to be the primary eyes, ears and voice of STLPR online as our Engagement Producer.
  • Seeking a General Manager for St. Louis Public Radio who is a transparent, proactive, inclusive leader, with passion for and knowledge of the power of journalism and public media, and a demonstrated record as a change agent.
  • St. Louis Public Radio is looking for an Investigative Editor to work with station news leaders, NPR and a regional investigative team to pursue impactful reporting that holds those in power accountable and reaches audiences on both broadcast and digital platforms.

All St. Louis Public Radio internships pay an hourly wage of $11, along with the opportunity for college credit depending on the requirements of interns’ respective degree programs. Each internship averages a time commitment of 25 hours per week with opportunities for additional hours depending upon departmental and intern availability and need.

Audio Production (Talk Show) Intern

The intern will assist in content and audio production for St. Louis Public Radio’s daily talk show, St. Louis on the Air.

Development (Fundraising) Intern

The intern will assist in a variety of development and fundraising-related tasks including research, writing, data collection, donor communication, gift processing, and event planning.

Marketing & Communications Intern

The intern will assist with writing blog posts and press releases, maintaining a press contact list, coordinating media sponsorships, and producing social media content and copy writing.

Newsroom (Journalism) Intern

The intern will learn valuable broadcast and recording skills, attend press conferences, upload news stories, conduct interviews, and may be asked to assist anchors in producing newscasts.

Special Events Intern

The student will assist in the preparation of St. Louis Public Radio events including planning, set-up, execution, and breakdown.

Currently unavailable.

Visual Communications (Graphic Design) Intern

The intern will assist marketing & digital media staff in creating graphics and images for digital and print distribution as assigned.

Looking for more ways to show your love of STLPR?

Volunteering with St. Louis Public Radio is a great way to participate in engaging and entertaining events, meet new people, and take a peek behind the curtain of how your local station is run. Our volunteers contribute directly to the success of the station and the creating a more informed St. Louis community.

If you’re interested in volunteering please email volunteer@stlpr.org or call (314) 516‑7481.