Sr. Editors of Original/Partner Editorial Podcasts

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
ID
2022-4588
Category
Podcast
Type
Regular

Overview

Senior Editors will work primarily with Pineapple's producers, editors, and co-founders across the entire process of creating Pineapple's original narrative series. They will be expected to generate ideas for new shows, solicit and assess pitches, play a central role in the development and "green light" processes, and be integrally involved in every creative and journalistic aspect of shows that go into development. The job will largely be focused on limited-run narrative series but may also occasionally include work on longer-term hosted talk shows. As Senior Editor, you’ll also be responsible for managing a few direct reports.Primary ResponsibilitiesThe Senior Editor will work with Pineapple's producers, editors, and co-founders throughout the entire process of creating Pineapple's original narrative series.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do

 

  • Contribute ideas for reported or fictional narrative series

  • Solicit and assess pitches and give feedback to potential contributors
    around ideas

  • Assist the directors of development in creating goals and expectations
    for the development process, and work with producers and partners in
    achieving those goals and in assessing whether to "green light" individual
    projects at the end of the development period

  • Work with producers and talent to storyboard individual episodes and
    overarching arc for serialized narrative shows

  • Work with hosts and producers to develop reporting strategies

  • Assist Senior Producers in structuring and clearly communicating
    production process and deadlines

  • Collaborate with hosts or producers to craft scripts, incorporate tape
    and assist hosts to adapt their “voice and point of view” write scripts

  • Offer structural feedback and shape script drafts through line edits and
    rewrites

  • Assist Senior Producers in consolidating and translating editorial
    feedback from fact-checkers, partners, and legal counsel into workable
    solutions for the production team

  • Give insight on ethical questions around reporting

  • Assist producers with host tracking, available for in-studio rewrites

Qualifications

More About You:

 

Required & Preferred:

  • Several years experience in structuring narrative storytelling
  • Ability to work closely with partners and hosts to communicate an
    editorial vision and to solve difficult reporting/story/ethical issues as
    they arise

  • An ability to communicate editorial feedback clearly and constructively

  • A deep understanding of the necessary components of a great story that
    fits with Pineapple’s values and slate

  • Confidence to represent Pineapple when reaching out to new collaborators

  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Patience and eagerness to work with collaborators who are new to audio

  • Excellent host and talent management skills

  • Flexible approach to developing projects from the ground up

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at various stages with many players

  • Ability to diplomatically and gracefully manage situations in a changing
    environment-

  • Ability to work collaboratively, with multiple people of different
    opinions, backgrounds and experiences

  • Enthusiasm about creating an equitable workplace

  • Ability and willingness to mentor junior editors and producers

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

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