Podcast Producer/Host

Job ID 2022-3659

Digital Production Atlanta, Georgia United States


Description

Position at WebMD

WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, theheart.org and Medscape Education. Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.

WebMD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veterans status, or any other basis protected by law.

WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, WebMDRx, Medscape Education, Frontline Medical Communications, MedSims, MediQuality, QxMD, Vitals.com, Jobson Healthcare, and WebMD Magazine. Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Job Title: Podcast Producer/Host

The Podcast Producer/Host leads, produces, and hosts WebMD’s core consumer podcast, Health Discovered, produces and hosts featured Word Has It podcast episodes, and co-produces special episodes of Health Discovered podcast in conjunction with external partners and WebMD Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte.

Responsibilities

  • Own the production of podcast episodes from start to finish
  • Research and book compelling guests for all podcasts
  • Ensure all podcasts are engaging, have a cohesive narrative, have a well-honed theme, and have a focused story arc
  • Research, write, produce, and host regular episodes of Health Discovered podcast, including interviewing guests and voicing scripts
  • Research, co-write, and co-produce special episodes of Health Discovered podcast
  • Research, write, and produce featured episodes of Word Has it podcast
  • Host, co-host, or collaborate with guest hosts of Word Has it podcast
  • Generate and pitch ideas around compelling topics in the health/wellness space
  • Collaborate with the editorial podcast team and key stakeholders
  • Collaborate with in-house and freelance editors to post-produce each episode
  • Manage multiple concurrent projects and deadlines
  • Serve as the editorial liaison with podcast partners

 

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, English, Journalism, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in podcast production for a media outlet or brand
  • Strong podcast production skills
  • Excellent verbal communication and interviewing skills
  • Exceptional editorial judgment
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Experience working with a CMS
  • Ability to work independently as well as brainstorm and collaborate as a cross-functional team member
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Capacity to work effectively under pressure
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Work suites

Preferred Skills

  • Experience creating content for a wide range of audiences
  • Experience working with health/medical wellness content
  • Experience conducting interviews with a variety of guests
  • Established track record in podcast development and production
  • Strong understanding of digital media

Please send a resume along with relevant work samples