Careers at YR

YR Media (formerly Youth Radio) is a national network of young journalists and artists who create multimedia content for this generation. Headquartered in Oakland, Calif., for more than 25 years our non-profit production company has invested in future generations’ skills in journalism, arts, and media. We are in an exciting phase of growth and expansion as a national network.

As we grow, we seek exceptional talent, with an entrepreneurial spirit, who can lead us to the future of YR Media. We welcome smart, passionate people who share our values and seek a collaborative environment. We seek people who are hard-working, creative, fun, and driven to go above and beyond to take our organization to the next level. We hire people who believe in the talent and potential of every young person.

We are committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and to collaborating with a staff that represents the communities we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

YR Media is seeking the following team members:


The Director will lead multi-faceted media education and employment pathways for youth ages 14-24.


Leads the audience acquisition and growth strategy for the YR Media brand across channels.


This position holds principal oversight of the training for YR Media’s video track, and oversees the work of interns and Project Associates – peer youth educators – that teach for the program.


Assigns and edits daily stories for YR Media platforms, as well as contributes as a news writer and reporter.

YR Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer/program. WIOA Title-I financially assisted program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Hi! Take our audience survey