The Temporary Podcast Producer for CNN Audio must be a gifted writer, editor and storyteller with a proven track record in the audio industry. S/he must be at ease jumping in on an already-in-the-works project and bringing it to the finish line. The ideal candidate has experience working with hosts/talent. Prior investigative reporting and a proven track record of working with legal, standards and fact-checking teams is preferred. The position requires a pro-active and passionate producer who is proficient in ProTools and audio recording.
Work closely with the Executive Producer, host and production team on the completion of an existing serial podcast.
Pick up work including scripting of episodes and editing of episodes, collaborating closely with co-producer and associate producers on revisions and handing off final session to engineer.
Assist with sound design and scoring.
Ensure that all episodes meet the content, quality, and journalistic and legal standards of CNN.
Meet aggressive deadlines while completing high quality and on-budget work.
Work with marketing, PR, social, and programming teams in creation of content and strategies to maximize audience and engagement. Examples include - key art, social media content, promos, trailers, rollout details for CNN TV and digital.
Be agile and adaptable in a rapidly changing environment.
5-7 years of editorial experience, with at least 3 years in audio.
Bachelor's degree or international educational equivalent.
Extensive knowledge of podcasting industry.
Superior writing skills.
Proficient in ProTools and audio recording.
Strong communication skills, excellent teamwork and team-building skills.
Collaborative personality with an aptitude for thriving under pressure with diverse staff, talent and other on-air personalities.
Must be able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require.