Full Time Job

Managing Producer Of Podcast

Audacy

New York, NY 07-06-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview

Managing Producer of Podcasts & Multimedia

New York City's top all-news radio stations, 1010 WINS and WCBS 880, are launching an exciting transformation of their digital news operations and are seeking talented digital journalists with strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio storytelling. This team will work to grow our audience across all platforms, from the mobile web to social media to smart speakers. This is an opportunity to join an award-winning news operation that has built a large loyal listening audience over many years and now seeks to extend its reach by creating and distributing an array of new digital content.

Responsibilities

Lead the development and production of original podcasts and custom audio and video on demand
• Oversee podcast & multimedia producers and direct and supervise their work
• Work with Brand Manager and senior newsroom management to develop ideas and recruit talent for podcast series and specials
• Review and approve podcasts and other specialty multimedia content
• Set goals and deadlines, organize work flows and schedules, and assign work to members of the podcast & multimedia content team
• Provide constructive feedback and coaching to podcast talent and members of multimedia team
• Oversee audio distribution strategy, working with product and business development teams to optimize audience reach and engagement on all relevant platforms
• Work with marketing, audience development, and sales to identify opportunities to expand distribution and revenue potential of podcasts and audio on demand
• Develop clear goals around audience growth (scale and engagement) that hold team accountable for progress

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree
• 5+ years of experience producing, editing, and distributing podcasts and digital audio content
• Outstanding news judgment and ability to work under deadline pressure
• Strong editing, writing, and story development skills
• Experience managing, coaching and mentoring junior producers
• Proficiency in Adobe Audition, Pro Tools or comparable non-linear digital audio editing software
• Ability to refine and optimize podcasts and audio content for digital distribution
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Familiarity with best practices on all social media platforms
• Ability to work calmly in a fast-paced, often hectic environment

Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while under deadline pressure

Desired Characteristics:
• Passion for local news, podcasts, and digital media
• Experience and demonstrated ability working with broadcast or other legacy media
• Willingness to experiment and innovate
• Strong organizational skills and solid work ethic
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Technological savvy around latest web and mobile apps
• Ability to take direction well and provide self-direction
• Excellent interpersonal skills

Responsibilities:

Lead the development and production of original podcasts and custom audio and video on demand
- Oversee podcast & multimedia producers and direct and supervise their work
- Work with Brand Manager and senior newsroom management to develop ideas and recruit talent for podcast series and specials
- Review and approve podcasts and other specialty multimedia content
- Set goals and deadlines, organize work flows and schedules, and assign work to members of the podcast & multimedia content team
- Provide constructive feedback and coaching to podcast talent and members of multimedia team
- Oversee audio distribution strategy, working with product and business development teams to optimize audience reach and engagement on all relevant platforms
- Work with marketing, audience development, and sales to identify opportunities to expand distribution and revenue potential of podcasts and audio on demand
- Develop clear goals around audience growth (scale and engagement) that hold team accountable for progress

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx7q7q-3-236-28-137-42 in your application.