Podcast Producer, Audio (Temporary)
Employer: CNN Job Posted: 1/24/2020
Location: New York, NY Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

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.

The Daily

• 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.

The Essentials

• 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.

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