Senior Audio Producer

Digital Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


Description

Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

Summary:

The Senior Audio Producer will be producing an audio-first episode of content, along with the team, and managing other podcast and audio-on-demand projects.

You will support the Executive Producer and Head of Audio in diversifying and developing talent in audio for Al Jazeera, developing new shows and series from conception to air, setting up the necessary production and creative workflows, and providing quality control on output.

Candidates must be eligible to work in United States.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead production team
  • Manage story and show development
  • Revise and finalize all relevant scripts/productions/commissions
  • Run meetings, make assignments and set deadlines
  • Ensure alignment with Al Jazeera editorial guidelines and mission.
  • Ensure high production and editorial values
  • Mentoring and staff development
  • Work with presenter(s) to define voice and tone of show(s)
  • Fill in for Executive Producer as needed

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or digital media or relevant experience. Master’s degree preferred
  • Proven experience in audio/podcast/radio production or digital media
  • At least 7 years’ experience in editorial roles
  • Creative and practical audio editing skills (Pro Tools preferred)
  • Broad understanding of current global news trends and issues