Production Assistant - Audio
Employer: CNN Job Posted: 1/31/2020
Location: New York, NY Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

The production assistant for CNN Audio will help support podcast production across the entire audio portfolio.

The ideal candidate must be a passionate storyteller with experience in audio production. S/he will work closely with producers and hosts on series spanning genres ranging from history and popular culture to in-depth investigations, providing research and administrative support. The production assistant with also help produce shorter audio briefs. Proficiency in ProTools, along with a command of in-studio and field recording is strongly preferred.

The Daily

• Assist with research, interview preparation and overall series organization.
• Help manage workflows and production calendar
• Collect and organize audio pitches
• Coordinate logistics for team meetings
• Edit audio selects for producers and assist with recordings.
• Fact check scripts and ensure that all episodes meet the content, quality, journalistic and legal standards of CNN.
• Assist with accompanying news articles and content for social media

The Essentials

• 1-2 years of experience, preferably in audio
• Bachelor's degree
• Knowledge of podcasting industry.
• Proficiency in ProTools and audio recording.
• Familiarity with PowerPoint, Google Docs and Excel.
• Highly organized with attention to detail
• Passion for politics, history and popular culture
• 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
• Ability to operate in a 24/7 environment

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