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Managing Editor, Latino USA – Futuro Media

Apply by July 31.

Latino USA, an award-winning weekly radio program and podcast hosted by Maria Hinojosa, is seeking a Managing Editor. The Managing Editor supervises the editorial and production process of the show, edits individual stories, and is responsible for overseeing the tone and content of the program.

Position Details

  • Serve as general head of Latino USA’s editorial content.
  • Oversee and delegate all editorial/creative aspects of the show.
  • Work with and supervise in-house producers, freelancers, and collaborators to edit, produce and shape stories.
  • Lead pitch meetings and provide detailed edit notes on stories at various stages of production.
  • Develop and execute partnerships for editorial content.
  • Support and coordinate with the development department on fundraising-related tasks.

Location: Can be remotely based with frequent travel to main Harlem, New York City office.

Salary: $100,000 – $115,000 commensurate with experience.

Audio Fellow – Vox Media

Vox Media is looking for fellows to work across a range of podcasts produced at Vox, perfect for emerging journalism and audio talent, subject-matter experts looking to move into audio-based journalism. This is a hands-on role where you will have the opportunity to pitch, produce, report, edit and create Vox Audio journalism in a series of quarterly rotations with different teams.

Position Details

  • Produce distinct Vox Audio content for several existing shows.
  • Develop a “thesis” project in your area of focus.
  • Participate in story meetings and pitch fresh ideas.
  • Collaborate with editors and the audio team.
  • Participate in skill shares, training, and mentorship opportunities.

Location: Remote.

Editorial Director, News Audio – Vox Media

Vox Media is looking for an Editorial Director, News to work closely with award-winning Today, Explained and their growing team of audio journalists across 12 podcasts. The ideal candidate will bring great editorial judgment, newsroom leadership experience, and a creative, innovative approach to audio journalism.

Position Details

  • Management of Vox Audio teams and budgets for shows.
  • Provide hands-on editorial direction across Vox’s news podcast portfolio.
  • Work with hosts and producers to define strategies for telling stories and help develop their on-air skills.
  • Grow audience in both traditional and experimental ways.
  • Develop editorial processes for a growing slate of shows and ensure they meet journalistic and creative standards.
  • Pitch new series and audio projects.

Location: Remote, NY, DC.

Senior Producer – Transmitter Media

Apply by August 6. 

Transmitter Media, a Peabody-nominated creative podcast company specializing in highly edited and beautifully sound-designed work, is looking for an experienced Senior Producer to join their team. The ideal candidate has 5+ years of journalism and successful podcast production experience, significant experience developing and producing a range of show styles, and some management experience.

Position Details

  • Lead highly creative teams in the development, research, and restructuring of a range of show concepts.
  • Develop relationships with and liaise with outside hosts and clients.
  • Lead the day-to-day production of shows in development at various stages.
  • Produce some episodes while supporting other producers’ work.
  • Create and manage production schedules and communicate deadlines.

Location: New York-based, hybrid in office/remote schedule with full benefits.

Salary: $90-95k/year.

Lead Producer – City Cast

Apply by July 30.

City Cast is seeking ambitious, creative Lead Producers to guide daily local podcasts and newsletters in one of the newly announced markets. The Lead Producer will help build and launch in their local City Cast, overseeing content, staff, and operations while also actively contributing to daily production. The ideal candidate is an experienced audio producer and local newshound who loves coaching and cultivating talent.

Position Details

  • Serve as the primary decision maker about your local City Cast.
  • Work with the Host, providing editorial and creative coaching.
  • Collaborate with Producer and Host to book guests, conduct research and pre-interviews, and write scripts.
  • Edit audio capably and quickly in Audition or comparable platform.
  • Oversee City Cast’s daily newsletter.
  • Oversee digital and social strategy to all relevant platforms.

Location: Primarily remote, in Boise, Houston, Las Vegas, Nashville, Oakland, Omaha/Lincoln, Pittsburgh, or Salt Lake City.

Audio Producer – City Cast

Apply by July 30.

City Cast is hiring a Producer to help launch and produce a daily local podcast in one of the newly announced markets. The ideal candidate is a versatile and inventive audio producer with strong audio editing chops, a distinctive creative sensibility, and who cares deeply about news and culture.

Position Details

  • Identify, research, and shape your city’s most important daily stories.
  • Find, vet, and book guests.
  • Conduct research and pre-interviews, and write scripts.
  • Edit audio capably and quickly in Audition via your discerning use of good tape and creative audio flourishes.
  • Contribute to an inclusive, kind, supportive work environment.

Location: Primarily remote, in Boise, Houston, Las Vegas, Nashville, Oakland, Omaha/Lincoln, Pittsburgh, or Salt Lake City.

Executive Producer, Audio – Lost Debate

Lost Debate is a non-profit media company launching this fall. The Executive Producer will lead the development of interview-style and narrative-style podcast episodes that give the most vulnerable members of our society the space to speak their unspoken truths. The ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience in audio journalism, managing production teams, and alignment with Lost Debate’s values.

Position Details

  • Manage the production of the network’s audio shows.
  • Hire, coach, and support the production team.
  • Pitch and take promising show ideas to development.
  • Design a playbook that trains and supports a growing team of producers.
  • Lead the soup-to-nuts production tasks of podcast episodes.

This position is based in New York, NY, and offers a starting salary of $150K + benefits.

How To Apply:

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@lostdebate.com.

Podcast Producer – Lost Debate

Lost Debate is a non-profit media company launching this fall. The Podcast Producer will lead the creation of A+ narrative-style and interview-style podcasts. The ideal candidate has 2+years of experience in audio journalism, a passion for finding ideas, stories, and people misunderstood, overlooked, or plain threatening to those with privilege and power, and believes in Lost Debate’s values.

Position Details

  • Own the production process from start to finish on assigned projects.
  • Produce an average of two weekly shows at a time, plus other shows in development.
  • Collaborate with editorial teams and (internal and external) hosts.
  • Demonstrate the process for moving from idea to outline to the production of the final show.
  • Deliver precise and actionable feedback.

This position is based in New York, NY, and offers a starting salary of $90K + benefits.

How To Apply:

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@lostdebate.com.

Producer – Maximum Fun

Maximum Fun is hiring a full-time producer to work on the highly regarded FANTI podcast (Apple’s Best of in 2020) and other projects. We offer an inclusive indie culture, a long track-record, competitive pay and great benefits.

FANTI, hosted by Tre’vell Anderson and Jarrett Hill, is a weekly show about the things that we love in culture that sometimes don’t love us back. It’s an engaging, thought-provoking, funny exploration of the grey areas in our lives.

The ideal candidate for this role will, of course, be organized, professional, and know their way around a DAW. Most importantly, the producer will take ownership and pride over the shows they work on, from soup to nuts.

Find out more about the qualifications, compensation, and how to apply at maximumfun.org/jobs. We’re eager to hire the right person, so please send your application by 7/12.

Director, Audience Engagement & Loyalty – American Public Media

Application open until filled. 

APM Studios, the podcast division of American Public Media, is looking for a Director, Audience Engagement & Loyalty to significantly grow and authentically engage new listeners to build deep loyalty and sustainable revenue. This new position will require a digital rock star with an entrepreneurial mindset. Reporting to the COO, you will oversee editorial strategies and loyalty products that significantly grow and engage audience and convert anonymous listeners to known fans.

Position Details

  • Focus on the critical areas of lead generation and user identification.
  • Leverage your thorough understanding of user behavior and design technology to drive engagement based on audience/user journeys.
  • Own the digital audio engagement pipeline to connect APM Studios to more diverse audiences.
  • Strengthen connections with existing audiences through the delivery of highly targeted content.

Location: St. Paul, MN, Los Angeles, CA or New York.

Newsletter Growth Manager, APM Studios – American Public Media

Application open until filled.

APM Studios, APM’s Podcast division, is looking for a seasoned Newsletter Growth Manager with a deep knowledge of Salesforce Marketing Cloud. This is a hybrid role: you should bring a combination of writing, technical skills and business acumen. You will work in close partnership with marketing automation, membership, product and marketing teams to build a world-class suite of newsletter engagement tactics across the APM Studios portfolio with one single goal: Turning anonymous users into known audiences, and serving their needs with meaningful, engaging content.

Position Details

  • Build and maintain complex user journeys.
  • Increase email open rate, inbox placement, click-to-open rate.
  • Proactively identify improvements to existing newsletter products.
  • Plan and build micro-newsletters.

Location: Los Angeles, New York or St.Paul, MN.

Senior Producer – Pineapple Street Studios

Pineapple Street Studios is hiring a Senior Producer to lead a variety of projects that strive to represent a diversity of ideas, communities, and interests. They will drive the creative vision of Pineapple shows, take a seedling of an idea, and in collaboration with hosts, producers, and editors, lead a team through development and production. The ideal candidate can self-direct and self-reflect and rely on a myriad of production experiences to do so.

Position Details

  • Quickly identify good tape and structure it into a script outline, session, and completed episode.
  • Create detailed and comprehensive production calendars that transparently communicate deadlines.
  •  Work with writers/hosts to script individual episodes of serialized narrative and conversation-based shows.
  • Communicate and guide team members when they’re doing well and falling short kindly but clearly.
  • Lead research, restructuring, and development of series/shows and new projects.

Location: NYC or LA.

Podcast Producer – The Atlantic

The Atlantic seeks a highly skilled and collaborative producer to join the team for The Experiment. The ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience producing narrative or reported content, cares deeply about making work that combines great storytelling and big ideas, and has an interest in making feature-length journalism that helps listeners navigate a complex world.

Position Details

  • Perform soup-to-nuts production tasks, including identifying and pre-interviewing sources, conducting taped interviews for air, researching topics, booking, prepping host, writing scripts, researching and fact-checking, cutting, and editing tape, including host tracks and interview tape.
  • Work with reporters and writers to shape stories and adapt writing to audio.
  • Communicate consistently and clearly with other members of the team.
  • Write and populate content for website/CMS.
  • Manage administrative tasks as needed.

Location: Remote.

Podcast Production Assistant – ABF Creative

ABF Creative is looking for an individual who is driven, diligent, and confident to be part of a creative production team of writers, show producers, and audio engineers in executing a production framework.

Position Details

  • Assist in creating sound design and landscape for podcast slate.
  • Collaborate with writing team on script writing.
  • Assist in writing, editing, and producing podcast trailers/teasers/feed drops.
  • Assist in topic selection and guest research and development.
  • Attend creative team meetings and work with series producers and talent.

Location: Remote, U.S. based.

Salary: Depends on experience.

How To Apply:

Email your CV to wanda (at) abfc (dot) co with the subject: Podcast Production Assistant.

Audio Production Engineer – ABF Creative

ABF Creative is looking for a creative, collaborative and detail-oriented audio production engineer with a heavy interest in storytelling. The ideal candidate has 2+ years of professional audio production experience.

Position Details

  • Execute every step of podcast production, from running recording sessions to mixing and mastering the final product.
  • Edit content and shape the sound and tone of the shows.
  • Work closely with the production team to create and execute audio production planning.
  • Mix and master external facing audio including episodes and ads, etc.
  • Assist guests and production staff with technical needs.

Location: Remote, U.S. based.

Salary: Depends on experience.

How To Apply:

Email your CV to wanda (at) abfc (dot) co with the subject: Audio Production Engineer.

Podcast Show Producer – ABF Creative

ABF Creative is looking for a production super star who is comfortable listening to a ton of content and putting gems together to create a superior story. The ideal candidate has 2+ years of professional podcast recording experience.

Position Details

  • Provide creative direction and strategy for podcast production.
  • Edit and produce the entire podcast following a storytelling framework.
  • Track key performances and report them weekly to COO.
  • Use project management platforms and create project timelines.
  • Work with creative production and audio production teams to create phenomenal audio.

Location: Remote, U.S. based.

Salary: Depends on experience.

How To Apply:

Email your CV to wanda (at) abfc (dot) co with the subject: Podcast Show Producer.

Podcast Producer – Cup and Nuzzle

Cup and Nuzzle are looking for a US based producer with a proven journalistic background to craft the narrative behind a new eight-part documentary series about a serial killer. This is an investigation with social justice as its backdrop. Across multiple episodes it will examine the failings of US law enforcement and even our own moral standards as a society.

The producer’s responsibilities will largely be during the pre-production and production stage over June, July and August 2021. You will be shaping the story and scripting, gaining access to contributors, producing impactful interviews that are recorded at high quality (both remote and in the field).

Salary: Commensurate with experience and in line with air rates.

How To Apply:

Email rebecca (at) cupandnuzzle (dot) com with the subject: USA Producer: Investigative Series.

Attach your CV as a pdf document and please provide a short email that confirms: Your availability, location and highlight relevant work experience. Let us know if you would like to edit the season in September. If so, please outline past editing experience and specify what software you can work on.

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.

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.

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