Entertainment Content & Production Remote - Northern California


Description

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Position Summary:

99% Invisible is looking for a talented and driven Producer to join our team. The show's offices are in beautiful uptown Oakland, California, but this person can work remotely from anywhere in the U.S.

With over 500 million downloads, 99% Invisible is consistently one of the most popular podcasts in iTunes. The podcast is hosted by Roman Mars, and is the newest addition to Stitcher, the world's largest pure-play podcasting company, now part of SiriusXM. 99% Invisible is looking for a talented and driven producer to research, pitch, report, and produce for the show. We're seeking someone with an eye for great stories, an interest in decoding the built world, and a commitment to our goal of expanding the diversity of voices on our show.

For this role, we're also looking for someone with some editing chops. While this is mainly a producer role, this person will also edit other producers, both on-staff and in a freelance capacity. The multifaceted nature of this job will give the Producer the opportunity to work across all aspects of our production process and thus have a big influence on the show. As a producer, this team member will generate story ideas, conduct interviews, cut tape, write narration, and voice it on air. As an editor, they will weigh in on pitches, oversee construction of stories, develop relationships with potential collaborators, and bring in new voices and diverse perspectives to the show.

The position will report directly to the Executive Producer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research story ideas, and write concise and compelling story pitches for 99% Invisible
  • When producing a story, participate in all aspects of the process, from pre-interviewing guests to booking, interviewing, cutting tape in Pro-Tools, building drafts, and writing scripts that are well-structured, well-written, and in "the voice" of 99% Invisible.
  • Participate in pitch meetings and help decide which stories 99pi will pursue.
  • Serve as primary editor on episodes of 99% Invisible, guiding the reporting process, listening to tape, giving feedback on outlines, managing deadlines, editing early drafts of the script, and liaising with the fact-checker
  • Edit and mix in Pro Tools
  • Participate in group edits and provide editorial feedback on episode drafts.
  • Edit companion web articles
  • Promote episodes on social media and other channels

Skills required:

  • 3+ years experience producing narrative journalism, some editing experience a plus
  • Demonstrated writing ability and journalism skills
  • Solid foundation in editing audio, Pro Tools a plus
  • Audio omnivore
  • Works well under pressure
  • Sense of humor a plus

More details about our company benefits can be found here!

Our goal at SiriusXM+Pandora is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM+Pandora is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.