Full Time Job

News Podcast Producer

Audacy

New York, NY 11-30-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview

Audacy is launching an exciting transformation of its digital news operations and is seeking talented digital journalists with a passion for audio storytelling. This role reports into the Managing Producer of Podcasts and presents an opportunity to join an award-winning audio 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 podcast content.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:
• Produce and edit podcasts and custom audio on-demand content
• Develop story ideas and topical and feature podcast series and specials
• Report, research and write podcast and custom audio segments
• Coordinate production and logistics in studio and in the field
• Direct host talent
• Work with newsrooms and digital news leads to curate and tailor broadcast audio segments for digital distribution
• Publish audio stories and podcasts on all digital platforms
• Write and edit headlines and text to position audio and multimedia content for maximum engagement across multiple platforms, including social media channels

Qualifications

More About You:

Required:
• Bachelor's degree
• 2+ years of experience producing, editing, and distributing podcasts and multimedia digital news content
• Proficiency in Adobe Audition, Pro Tools or comparable non-linear digital audio editing software
• Familiarity with best practices on all social media platforms
• Strong news judgment and writing skills and ability to work under deadline pressure
• Experience with content management/online publishing systems
• Ability to work calmly in a fast-paced, often hectic environment
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while under deadline pressure

Desired Characteristics:
• Heavy consumer of podcasts and digital audio streams on all platforms
• Technological savvy around latest web and mobile apps
• Experience with podcast & web analytics including Google analytics, Triton, Chartbeat
• Proficiency in Adobe Premiere or comparable non-linear video editing software
• Graphic design experience, including Photoshop and After Effects or comparable
• Avid social media user
• Willingness to experiment and innovate
• Strong organizational skills and solid work ethic
• Ability to take direction well and provide self-direction
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Availability on weekends, evenings and holidays may be required

Vaccination Requirements

Pursuant to NYC's Vaccination Workplace Requirement, employers may not allow any unvaccinated workers to work at their workplace. Therefore, we require all incoming employees who will be working in our New York City offices to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you are not vaccinated, or partially vaccinated currently, but willing to become fully vaccinated, we invite you to still apply.

Audacy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all and we recognize that some individuals may have a sincerely held religious belief as it pertains to the practice of immunization or a medical disability which may prevent them from becoming vaccinated. Individuals who cannot be fully vaccinated due to a sincere religious belief or medical disability may request an accommodation. We request that you refrain from discussing religious beliefs or medical conditions during the interview process. If you believe you need an accommodation, you will have an opportunity to submit your request during the interview process. All requests for accommodation will remain confidential and reviewed by selected individuals within the HR department. We cannot guarantee that all requests for accommodation will be granted. Please refer to our EEO policy and statement below.

Responsibilities:

What You'll Do:
- Produce and edit podcasts and custom audio on-demand content
- Develop story ideas and topical and feature podcast series and specials
- Report, research and write podcast and custom audio segments
- Coordinate production and logistics in studio and in the field
- Direct host talent
- Work with newsrooms and digital news leads to curate and tailor broadcast audio segments for digital distribution
- Publish audio stories and podcasts on all digital platforms
- Write and edit headlines and text to position audio and multimedia content for maximum engagement across multiple platforms, including social media channels

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9bzvk-3-238-98-39-42 in your application.