he Associate Producer of Longform narrative podcasts for CNN Audio will assist on long-form documentary-style podcasts while also contributing to news briefs and live events.
The ideal candidate must be a good writer and audio storyteller who is at ease working on multiple projects simultaneously. S/he will work closely with producers and hosts on series spanning genres ranging from history and popular culture to in-depth investigations. Proficiency in ProTools, along with a command of in-studio and field recording is strongly preferred.
Work closely with the producers and hosts on the development of narrative podcasts from ideation to execution, whilst improving upon existing properties.
Book guests and handle all associated booking logistics.
Prepare editorial research for scripting and preparatory materials for interviews.
Collaborate with producers on episode outline and participate in initial scripting.
Edit audio selects and rough cuts of individual episodes.
Fact check scripts and ensure that all episodes meet the content, quality, and journalistic and legal standards of CNN.
Assist with accompanying news articles.
Edit news briefs
Coordinates 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.
2+ years of editorial experience, with a strong audio background.
Extensive knowledge of podcasting industry.
Good writing skills.
Proficiency in ProTools and audio recording,
Passion for politics, history and popular culture
Strong collaboration, communication, excellent teamwork and team-building skills. Ability to thrive under pressure with diverse staff and talent
Flexibility with operating in a 24/7 environment
Ability to travel as needed; up to 25% annually