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Associate Producer – Gender Reveal Podcast

Applications will be open until May 24 or until the position is filled.

Gender Reveal is a weekly, interview-based podcast about gender and trans people. It is also a biannual grant program, mutual aid distribution hub, nonprofit merch store, newsletter, community space, and more. This position is flexible: you’d likely have the opportunity to work on any of these projects, although not expected to help with all of them.

Position Details

  • Experienced with Reaper (or ProTools).
  • Actively think about how gender impacts us on a personal and cultural level, and how it intersects with other identities (e.g. race, size, ability).
  • Passionate about community support, and familiar with issues that affect trans people.

Location: Remote.

Salary: $25/hr, expect to start at ~15 hrs/week.

Producer – KYW Newsradio Original Podcasts

KYW Newsradio is seeking podcast producers with a passion for local news and compelling in-depth audio storytelling. This team will work on KYW Newsradio’s podcast offerings, which include Gone Cold, The Rundown, and more. The ideal candidate has 2-3 years of experience producing, editing, and distributing podcasts, narrative audio, and/or multimedia digital news content.

Position Details

  • Produce and edit podcasts and long-form audio stories, and video segments to complement long-form audio.
  • Develop and pitch compelling, creative story ideas.
  • Report, research, and write podcast segments.
  • Coordinate production and logistics in the studio and the field.
  • Work with broadcast and digital news for maximum engagement across platforms.

Location: Philadelphia, PA.

Senior Producer – Ten Percent Happier

The Senior Producer of the Ten Percent Happier Podcast will lead our flagship show’s creative evolution, support audience growth, and community impact through innovative show design. The ideal candidate has 3+ years of journalism and podcast production experience and familiarity with meditation and Buddhism.

Position Details

  • Editorial lead on weekly production meetings.
  • Develop episode concepts, identify possible guests and lead edits on episodes.
  • Lead coordinator for all audio engineering needs and continually improve the sound of the show.
  • Collaborate and support the host, product, marketing, and analytics team on editorial and production tasks.

Location: Remote.

Associate Producer – Transmitter Media

Transmitter Media is a Peabody-nominated podcast production company looking for an Associate Producer to join their team. The ideal candidate is an audio producer with 2+ years of experience in audio production and some experience in reporting, field producing and thinking in narrative arc.

Position Details

  • Organize key components of show production.
  • Assist all phases of podcast production across several shows.
  • Record, edit and manage transcriptions of tape.
  • Research and report show topics.
  • Work in collaborative production teams.

Location: New York.

Salary: $68-72k with full benefits package.

Senior Producer – Podcast Allies

Lead a team that will create a highly produced interview show for people seeking purpose-driven careers, largely related to climate change. The ideal candidate has 7+ years of experience in podcasts or public radio features/shows and is passionate about the environment. This is an independent contractor position for an eight-episode season, each about half an hour long.

Position Details

  • Shape a diverse and engaging guest lineup for the season.
  • Approach environment-related topics with originality.
  • Stay up to date with current events in the field to inform season planning.
  • Have the full range of skills expected from a senior producer; plan episodes/seasons/production schedules, pitch episode ideas, and vet guests. Audio editing skills are also helpful.

Location: Remote

Salary: $2,500 – $3,300 per episode, commensurate with experience.

Podcast Programming Manager – Discovery

As Podcast Programming Manager, you will play a crucial role in the newly established podcast department. The podcast department supports podcasts produced by Discovery brands, such as Food Network and HGTV. The ideal candidate has 4+ years in developing and producing podcasts, comfortable in ambiguity, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and must love TV.

Position Details

  • Work with network content teams on their podcasts.
  • Collaborate with the discovery+ team on new podcasts from conception to release.
  • Interpret user data to make data-informed podcasting decisions.
  • Implement processes for smooth collaboration across the network groups.

Location: This position can sit in any of our US offices.

Coordinator, Podcasts – Discovery

As Podcast Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in Discovery’s newly established podcast department, reporting to the Director of Podcasts. The ideal candidate has 2+ years of work experience in a related field, accomplished computer skills, audio production knowledge, and is passionate about podcasts, highly organized, and hungry to learn.

Position Details

  • Support the day-to-day operations of the central podcast team, contributing as needed to all podcasting functions.
  • Develop an integrated view of the podcast programming schedule and support network teams with their shows.
  • Coordinate podcast marketing initiatives and research.
  • Organize and maintain the podcast production knowledge center.

Location: This position can sit in any of our US offices.

Science Vs Internship – Gimlet

This is a six-month contract role starting in July. The posting will close at 5pm EST on May 3rd, 2021.

Science Vs is looking for a full-time intern (it’s paid!) who is comfortable reading scientific papers and using the primary literature to research topics. The successful candidate will be able to parse complicated jargon into clear and simple concepts, and assist the team to make sure scripts are factually correct. Science Vs is the show that pits facts against fads. We explore the evidence behind popular trends and ideas – like fasting diets, 5G, magic mushrooms and astrology – and make a lot of terrible puns along the way. We take facts seriously, but not ourselves.

Position Details

  • Fact check scripts – make sure each claim is backed up with evidence.
  • Research topic areas using scientific papers.
  • Listen to interviews and select the best tape.
  • Assemble early versions of episodes in Pro Tools (we’ll train you!).
  • Science research experience.

Location: Option to work remote or within the U.S.

Pay is $25 an hour; job includes health care benefits and PTO.

Podcast Producer – Somethin’ Else 

Somethin’ Else, the UK’s largest independent audio production company with a podcast venture with Sony Music, is looking for a producer with experience in narrative storytelling and audio production, strong organizational skills to meet deadlines, and an understanding of what makes a compelling podcast. Apply if you love audio and have a passion for uncovering great stories!

Position Details

  • Produce factual narrative episodes and series.
  • Generate and pitch episode and series ideas.
  • Work alongside journalists, presenters, and other producers. 
  • Handle pre- and post-audio production tasks. 

Location: New York, NY.

Salary: Available on request (commensurate with experience).

Podcasting Intern – Nevermind Media

Nevermind Media is a small startup music podcast company looking for a powerhouse intern with a keen editorial sense, some knowledge of the music world, and production skills for 10+ hours a week to start. We are happy to train the right candidate. There is a lot of opportunity for growth, hands-on experience, and pitching your own stories.

Position Details

  • Work with producers to hone show narratives.
  • Pitch ideas on shows, story arcs, and more. 
  • Conduct pre-interviews, research subjects and topics, and edit scripts. 
  • Logging and editing tape. 
  • Potentially work on sound design.

Location: Fully remote.

Salary: $17/hour. 

How to Apply:

Contact Melissa Locker, Executive Producer – Nevermind Media via Melissa (at) nevermind (dot) fm.

Audio Producer in San Francisco – The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a self-starting, experienced audio producer for the Tech News podcast team. The ideal candidate has 3+ years in audio storytelling and working in news or news-adjacent settings; and is creative, collaborative, and can quickly switch gears and react to breaking news. You’ll work with the Tech News podcast host and an experienced tech bureau in the Bay Area, tapping into WSJ reporting and initiating original ideas.

Position Details

  • Handle soup-to-nuts production of a daily tech podcast.
  • Conduct remote recordings and in-studio 2-way interviews with reporters.
  • Do field reporting and interviews with tech industry insiders.
  • Use ProTools or Adobe Audition to cut and assemble shows.
  • Manage multiple projects at the same time.

Location: May begin remote, eventually based in the San Francisco office.

If you have questions, please reach out to Keiko Morris, Editor, Newsroom Talent – WSJ.

Podcast Producer – The Atlantic Media

The ideal candidate has 3-5 years of experience producing radio or podcasts (less is OK if your work samples impress). You are someone who can envision and execute on both individual episodes and figure out how they fit into a limited-run series, know how to work with high-level talent, and have a strong interest in key areas of coverage (news, politics, culture). This is an opportunity to be part of a growing department within a distinguished media operation.

Position Details

  • Pilot and develop a new podcast series, and brainstorm ideas for others.
  • Partner with hosts to develop their skills in structuring episodes and series.
  • Help to develop host skills in writing and voicing for audio.
  • Work with the Executive Producer and Senior Producer to plan and produce episodes.
  • Manage a production calendar and work on all aspects of audio production as necessary.

Location: The Podcast Producer position may begin remote, but the hope, once it’s safe, is to work together in Washington, D.C.

Podcast Marketing Manager – JAR Audio

Responsible for the strategic planning and execution of all podcast marketing efforts intended to grow the audience and engagement. The ideal candidate has 6+ years of experience in the development of innovative ways to build awareness for brands, especially in the digital space.

Position Details

  • Develop marketing plans for client shows.
  • Produce podcast marketing materials to raise awareness and increase downloads.
  • Develop a paid strategy to support growth benchmarks.
  • Develop new and innovative ways to engage podcast listeners and develop fan communities across platforms.

Location: Vancouver, BC (working remotely).

Salary Range: $65,000 – $90,000 based on experience.

Operations Manager – JAR Audio

Oversees the daily operations of JAR Audio and ensures the highest level of efficiency. The ideal candidate for this role should have proven senior management experience in a fast-paced environment.

Position Details

  • Lead the day-to-day operations of JAR Audio.
  • Work closely with JAR Audio’s executive team to strategize, plan, and develop short- and long-term plans to drive efficiency.
  • Streamline reporting and delivery.
  • Manage the onboarding of new employees, contractors, and clients.
  • Manage all company culture activities.

Location: Remote from anywhere around the world.

Salary Range: $75,000 – $100,000 (based on experience).

Podcast Producer – Smithsonian Institution

Work alongside the fun team on The Smithsonian’s Sidedoor podcast. You have a strong interest in science, history, culture, the arts, and have a knack for creative storytelling. You’re extremely detail-oriented, and you can do it all. We have a fun team that needs a producer who can work independently but thrives with a highly collaborative workflow. The ideal candidate will have more than 5 years of experience in soup-to-nuts audio production; we have a preference for a candidate who has written and produced feature stories of their own in the past.

Position Details

  • Produce high-quality, polished narrative episodes ready for public listening.
  • Research and pitch stories.
  • Book guest and prep/guide the host for interviews.
  • Write scripts for feature-length audio stories and receive editorial feedback for rewrites as needed.
  • Produce drafts of audio stories in ProTools and high-quality narrative episodes on tight deadlines.

Location: Washington, D.C., must be local.

Salary Range: $350-400/a day starting in early May.

How To Apply: 

Send resumes to ShafferCa2 (at) si (dot) edu with the subject line “SIDEDOOR PRODUCER POSITION”.

Include a resume and 3 work samples, with a description of what your role was on the samples you provide. Be sure to include a note that introduces yourself and your work.

Senior Development Producer – American Public Media (AMP)

Leads the creative development of original podcasts for APM Studios. This position is responsible for managing shows within the development pipeline and overseeing the production of pilots and first-run seasons of original podcasts. The ideal candidate has 5-7 years of media production or content development experience.

Position Details

  • Pitch new show ideas, angles on stories, and create plans for how a new show or season will sound and be structured.
  • Perform soup-to-nuts production tasks, including identifying and interviewing sources, booking, prepping hosts, writing scripts, researching, fact-checking, and processing tape.
  • Participate in the recruitment and retention of a diverse team of audio creators for new shows.
  • Manage a development producer and their rotation of interns.

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, New York, Los Angeles, or remote.

Executive Producer – American Public Media (AMP)

Set the editorial vision and provide leadership over a portfolio of shows. The ideal candidate has ten years of relevant experience in content development and audio production.

Position Details

  • Lead production teams.
  • Develop a pipeline of new talent, guests, and projects.
  • Hire, supervise, train, and manage direct staff by providing work direction, constructive performance coaching, mentorship, performance meetings, and on-going feedback.
  • Analyze data about what stories, topics, and techniques perform the best and consistently share top-line takeaways with stakeholders.

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, New York, Los Angeles, or remote.

Director of Content Development & Production – American Public Media Group (AMP)

Responsible for the development and creation of all new shows from APM Studios, from ideation to release. The ideal candidate should have strong editorial judgment, in-depth knowledge of content development, and a proven track record of launching successful new podcasts.

Position Details

  • Develop and create innovative, high-quality content to significantly increase APM Studio’s global audience reach.
  • Set the editorial vision and brand voice for APM Studios’ new podcasts and their product development across platforms and formats.
  • Manage a team consisting of a Senior Development Producer, a Senior Editor, a Line Producer, contract producers and hosts, and interns.
  • 10+ years of experience in media.

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, New York, Los Angeles, or remote.

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