Associate Producer, WQXR

Music New York City, New York


Description

Associate Producer, WQXR

NYPR seeks a skilled, highly motivated Associate Producer for WQXR, New York’s Classical Music Radio station.  The Associate Producer reports to the Senior Producer and collaborates with hosts and other members of the WQXR team, creating content for a variety of radio programs and the WQXR website. The successful candidate will be a passionate music lover, have experience in writing for radio, interview skills, and ProTools experience.  We are looking for a team player who can balance several projects at once.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Senior Producer on the production of radio programs and live events, including directing and producing live broadcasts and events
  • Produce interview segments: research and book guests; develop thoughtful and surprising questions; use clips and music creatively, and edit recorded interviews
  • Write scripts and interview questions for the host
  • Write promotional copy for internal and external use
  • Assist with the production of live events in The Greene Space
  • Some administrative tasks as needed

Qualifications:

  • At least three years’ experience in audio/radio production
  • Affinity for classical music old and new.
  • Experience writing for broadcast strongly preferred
  • Proficiency with audio editing (preferably using ProTools)
  • Experience working with talent preferred
  • Scrupulous attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken
  • Effective time-management and ability to produce excellent work on deadline
  • Ability to collaborate closely and cheerfully with others and thrive in a team environment

Please submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume. New York Public Radio must receive all information requested to consider your candidacy. New York Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites and encourages qualified applicants from all walks of life.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between New York Public Radio and SAG-AFTRA