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Gabriel C. Pérez


Come work with a group of dedicated and talented storytellers committed to deepening understanding and connecting diverse audiences across Central Texas through news, culture, information and the Austin music experience.

Today, KUT and KUTX are two of the best-performing public radio stations in the country. They routinely have the largest per capita public radio listening audience among the top 200 cities in the nation. The stations have received more than 100 state, national and international awards since 2002.

Alongside our technical, engineering and administrative staff, we are committed to the public service of radio and digital storytelling. We strongly encourage staff to provide input and support as we continually improve our internal culture, focusing on diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion. Please visit our DEI page for more information.

Read the job listings below to see if we have any openings that fit your skills and interests. We’d love to work with you!

A criminal history background check will be required for finalists under consideration for any position.



Account Manager – Sponsorship Sales, KUT and KUTX

Market Enginuity is seeking a high-energy sales professional, one who is passionate about independent journalism and public media, to join our sales team at KUT News 90.5 and KUTX Music 98.9 in Austin, TX. As an account executive, you’ll spend your day engaging with and managing existing accounts while you propose and sell sponsorship schedules, programs and events to build and maintain relationships, achieve / exceed sales goals and serve as a media consultant to your clients.

Base Salary $40,000 - 50,000 with unlimited incentive and bonus.


This position is with Market Enginuity, KUT's external contract sales group. The Austin team is located at the KUT Public Media Studios on The University of Texas at Austin campus. The position is with the external contract group and not with the university.



Spring 2024 Internships

Interested in audio journalism? Are you passionate about digital storytelling? Want to hone your visual reporting skills working alongside an award-winning team of professionals? KUT News, Texas Standard, and the KUT/KUTX Multimedia teams are looking for interns.

Our interns work closely with producers, reporters, and digital team members to put together all aspects of our coverage. Interns write for the radio and online, research and schedule interviews, and use professional equipment to take photos or record and edit audio or video. Interns also attend news meetings, pitch stories, and work on special projects as assigned. Most successful internships result in several online bylines and other clips. We also offer workshops on career-building skills.

Internships are open to current college students, recent college graduates, and those in the early stages of their journalism careers. Interns are paid $15 per hour. Fall and spring internships are 15 hours per week while summer internships are 30 hours per week. Internships last 10 to 12 weeks.

To apply, please fill out this Google Form with some information about yourself. You’ll need to include a resume, a cover letter, and two references.

The deadline to apply for Spring 2024 internships is Oct. 31, 2023.

Have questions? Send an email to KUT Newsroom internship coordinator Laura Rice at

For additional information about jobs at the University of Texas, please visit UT’s Human Resources Page.



NPR and its member stations have created an innovative new system of regional news hubs designed to reshape the journalism landscape — and the prototype for the nation is in Texas.

The Texas Newsroom is a collaboration between the Texas stations and NPR. The managing stations are KUT in Austin, KERA in Dallas, Houston Public Media and Texas Public Radio in San Antonio.

Texas is a great state for journalism. It is a huge, multi-culture, multi-ethnic expanse of land and people, with as many distinct identities and regions as most countries. As a border state, one of the fastest growing states in the country, and the second largest economy in the United States, what happens in Texas is often national – and sometimes international – news.



Investigative reporter/editor:  The investigative reporter/editor will serve as a player/coach, reporting their own stories as well as assembling and guiding teams of public radio journalists across the state, with a special focus on state government. The investigative reporter/editor will spend about a third of their time focused on investigations in Austin and about two thirds of their time focused on investigations elsewhere in Texas that are of interest to a statewide audience. About two thirds of their time will be spent reporting and one third coaching, editing and project managing.

To review the official job posting and to apply click here.
Requisition number: R_00028081
Annual salary: $95,000 - $115,000 + depending on qualifications
Hours per week: 40
(Posted 07/14/2023)