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Producer, Stitcher

Scripps Media, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
  • Job Code
    JR020978

Stitcher is the world's largest pure-play podcasting company. We started as beloved comedy podcast network Earwolf; via Midroll, we provide ad sales and distribution services to 300+ shows such as The Bill Simmons Podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, Dead Ass with Khadeen and Devale Ellis and many more; and with Stitcher, we own one of the largest podcast apps and a network of original content from talent such as Bill Nye and LeVar Burton. We're on a mission to transform podcasting into a major part of the media landscape, and we're looking for like-minded enthusiasts to help.

We are hiring a Producer to join a new team creating original content focused on diverse talent and promoting inclusivity in podcasting. If you have a knack for spotting talent, enjoy fully fleshing out complex concepts, and using your creativity to give a project that extra touch, this role is for you! Your main responsibilities will include creating show prep for talent, audio editing shows, directing talent during studio sessions and for scripted series providing editorial feedback during post production. Our ideal candidate has at least 4-5 years experience in creating, producing and editing compelling audio narratives, a passion for innovative audio storytelling, and familiarity with the current podcast landscape.

Specifically, you will:

  • Work closely with the content team to develop ideas with talent, tape pilots, launch new shows, and maintain the quality of our current shows
  • Produce and develop creative audio promotional material in the distinct voices of hosts across network
  • Manage the production of weekly chat shows, developing production calendars,
  • Originate and create weekly show newsletters as part of larger social and growth strategy
  • Write and produce for the Content Management System (CMS), and ensure the web and mobile presentation is up to the highest standards
  • On call when needed to step in at all points on the content chain and keep things running smoothly

What youll bring:

  • A bachelors degree or higher
  • 4+ years experience in content development and production for: podcast, terrestrial or satellite radio, or similar audio medium are ideal
  • Experience working across a variety of genres and styles: comedy, in-depth interview, news, documentary, etc.
  • Experience working collaboratively with creative and editorial talent
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Hands-on audio editing skills (currently in use or in your past)
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to meet all deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail

To qualify for the role: Youll need to prepare a one-page cover letter and submit it with your resume as one document. Wed love to hear about the life lessons and experience youve gained professionally. Additionally, we want to know your definition of a successful podcast and would love to hear your take on the show elements that make it stand out from the rest.

Note: Relocation reimbursement will not be provided for this role. This team resides in LA. Deadline to apply is June 14th by noon PST.

About Stitcher

Stitcher is striving to be the best place to listen to, produce and monetize podcasts. The Stitcher app, available for iOS and Android devices, is one of the world's most popular podcast listening platforms, with a growing network of original content and a premium subscription service. Stitcher is the parent company of Midroll Media, the leading podcast advertising network representing over 200 of the world's largest podcasts, and top-ranked comedy podcast network Earwolf. With offices in Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco, Stitcher was founded in 2007 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ :SSP ).

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.







Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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