Producer, KYW Newsradio Original Podcasts

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
ID
2021-1907
Category
Digital
Type
Full Time Employee

Overview

KYW Newsradio is launching an exciting transformation of its digital news operation and is seeking talented digital audio producers with strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio storytelling. This team will work to grow audience for KYW Newsradio’s original podcasts and across all platforms, from the mobile web to social media to smart speakers. This is an opportunity to join an award-winning news operation that has built a large loyal listening audience over many years and now seeks to extend its reach by creating and distributing an array of new digital content.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

 

  • Produce and edit podcasts and long-form audio stories
  • Develop and pitch compelling, creative story ideas
  • Report, research and write podcast segments based on original story ideas and KYW Newsradio’s reporting
  • Coordinate production and logistics in studio and in the field
  • Work with broadcast and digital news leads to curate and tailor broadcast audio segments for digital platforms and podcasts
  • Produce and edit short video segments to complement long-form audio
  • Publish audio stories, podcasts and short videos on all digital platforms
  • Write and edit headlines and text to position multimedia content for maximum engagement across multiple platforms, including social media channels

Qualifications

About You:

 

Required & Preferred:

 

  • 2-3 years of experience producing, editing, and distributing podcasts, narrative audio, and/or multimedia digital news content
  • Exceptional writing and storytelling skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe Audition or comparable non-linear digital audio editing software
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere or comparable non-linear video editing software
  • Familiarity with best practices on all social media platforms
  • Strong news judgment and ability to work under deadline pressure
  • Experience with content management/online publishing systems

 

Desired Characteristics:

  • Passion for local news, podcasts, and audio storytelling
  • Heavy consumer of podcasts and digital audio streams on all platforms
  • Technological savvy around latest web and mobile apps
  • Avid social media user
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Willingness to experiment and innovate
  • Ability to work calmly in a fast-paced, often hectic environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while under deadline pressure
  • Strong organizational skills and solid work ethic
  • Ability to take direction well and provide self-direction
  • Excellent interpersonal skills All applicants must apply online at www.audacyinc.com/careers

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best radio broadcasting group, a leader in virtually every segment of audio, and America’s #1 creator of original, premium audio.  Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.