Full Time Job

Producer, All Things Considered

NPR

Washington, DC 11-09-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

OVERVIEW

Across our organization, we’re building a workplace where collaboration is essential, diverse voices are heard, and inclusion is the key to our success.

All Things Considered seeks an experienced production journalist to play a leading role running the flagship afternoon show in the evenings, and to help shape the show’s coverage of news and feature stories into the next day. You will work closely with ATC Managers to determine coverage for later feeds and beyond. It is expected that you will work a variety of shifts for the first several months.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Makes key decisions on updates to later feeds of the program
• Must be comfortable in studio setting and able to direct and work with hosts and reporters remotely
• Edits tape and writes copy with minimal supervision and direction
• Must be able to consistently work evening shift (seeing the program through refeeds, and special coverage when required)

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Minimum education experience, required or preferred. (Ex: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in work experience) Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent work experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS
• At least three to eight years of experience as a reporter, editor, or producer
• Experience working on a live, daily news show, especially producing live and breaking coverage
• Experience assigning staff, especially under deadline pressure
• Proven ability to consistently work well with others, demonstrating at all times respect for the diverse constituencies at NPR and within the public radio system
• Maintains internal relationships with other members of the daily program staff and works with the evening editorial staff on the News Desk

PREFERRED SKILLS
• Demonstrated ability to generate and execute complex creative ideas, to assimilate and organize large amounts of information
• Experience writing and editing under breaking news conditions
• Well-developed curiosity in a wide range of subjects, including a strong interest in news and breaking news
• Expertise in writing, copy-editing, headline writing and audio production
• Experience writing and editing under breaking news conditions
• Experience and skill with Web publishing software
• Experience producing on digital audio workstations
• Prior HTML skills

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