Producer, Come Through

WNYC Studios New York City, New York


Description

Producer, Come Through 

WNYC Studios seeks a highly skilled and collaborative producer to join the team of “Come Through with Rebecca Carroll.”

The Producer will have a strong hand in shaping the dynamic, surprising, and revealing conversations that drive the show. You’re deeply read-in on the show’s beat and bring lots of ideas to the table, but you’re also excited by the ideas of others and understand how to weave them all together into a successful episode. The role involves savvy tape cutting, creative booking, rigorous research, and detailed administrative tasks.  

The successful candidate will be passionate, curious, and informed about a wide range of topics, an exceptional writer, a skilled sound editor, and savvy in the use of digital media. You should enjoy working with hosts, editors, and others in a highly collaborative production team, and also an ability to work independently at various stages of the process.

WNYC Studios is a mission-driven organization populated with the most creative and pioneering audio producers in our industry. We are driven to create inclusive spaces and cultivate diverse voices; to work together, pitching in on each other’s projects and working across platforms.  

Responsibilities:

  • Perform soup-to-nuts production tasks, including identifying and pre-interviewing sources, researching topics for air, booking, prepping host, fact-checking, and cutting tape including interviews and host tracks.
  • Deploy creative problem-solving in editing interviews.
  • Assist in managing and tracking the editorial content of the show.
  • Communicate consistently and clearly with other members of the team.
  • Write and populate content for website/CMS.
  • Develop original content for social media.
  • Write a promotional copy for internal and external use.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including marketing, social media press, sales, and digital teams; assist in collaborations with other WNYC productions.
  • Research and conceive special projects in depth.
  • Manage administrative tasks as needed.

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years experience producing talent-driven content.
  • Experience with booking, pre-interviewing, tape cutting, and host collaboration.
  • Experience with audio editing (ProTools, preferred). 
  • Familiarity with and curiosity about a range of social justice issues, and unresolved debates over how to build an equitable society.
  • Top-notch organizational skills, attention to detail, deadlines, and time-management.
  • Proficiency with a range of social media platforms and awareness of new platforms.
  • An independent work ethic combined with a love for and patience with the collaborative process.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken. 
  • Effective time-management and ability to produce excellent work on deadline. 

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume. 

WNYC Studios is committed to building a diverse staff. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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