Full Time Job

Production Assistant, Radio


Bristol, CT 11-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
The Full time Production Assistant will support Network programming, through the editing of multiple sources of audio and video for on air content and operating audio board equipment for live programming. Additionally, full time Production Assistants will receive opportunities to assist the production team with developing live, on air, multi-platform content (when simulcast).

• Edits actualities, play-by-play highlights and audio from ESPN shows across all ESPN platforms.
• Will make decisions regarding the most relevant audio cuts for ESPN Audio and other ESPN platforms.
• Must have strong general sports knowledge, and of all ESPN Audio and ESPN programming.
• Catalogues all audio edited and distributes the most relevant audio to ESPN Production teams across all platforms.
• Expected to load playlists, log commercials, sales and promotional mentions for live, on-air and multi-platform broadcasts.
• Monitors multi-platform, on-air product for quality control and adherence to industry standards.
• Expected to complete regularly scheduled technical training sessions.
• Will be asked to assist ESPN Audio producers by generating story ideas, providing research materials for interviews and producing show elements.
• Expected to contribute to creative concepts for ESPN Audio and multi-platform content.
• Expected to assist ESPN Audio imaging team on promos and/or show production.
• Expected to utilize social media and relevant platforms to elevate ESPN Audio and multi-platform presentations.
• Work is subject to scrutiny and is closely supervised and reviewed for timeliness, accuracy and adherence to established procedures.

Basic Qualifications:
• A minimum of 1 year in commercial production and a minimum of 1 year working at a network or local radio facility.
• Expected to have working knowledge of audio operator board and knowledge of ESPN Audio programming.
• Awareness of social media trends and relevant platforms.
• Ability to work evenings, nights and holidays.
• Must work quickly and positively on tight deadlines in a fast paced environment.
• Ability to identify and cultivate compelling storylines for multi-platform presentations.

Preferred Qualifications:
• A minimum of 2 years working at a commercially operated, local or network radio facility

Required Education
• College degree or Equivalent.​

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpx2bx-54-211-101-93-42 in your application.

Company Profile

ESPN, Inc. is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment entity featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities.