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Podcast & MultiMedia Producer

Job Summary

Overview

New York City’s top all-news radio stations, 1010 WINS and WCBS 880, are launching an exciting transformation of their digital news operations and are seeking talented digital journalists with strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio storytelling. This team will work to grow our audience across all platforms, from the mobile web to social media to smart speakers. This role reports into the Managing Producer of Podcasts and presents an opportunity to join an award-winning news operation that has built a large loyal listening audience over many years and now seeks to extend its reach by creating and distributing an array of new digital content.

Responsibilities
What You'll Do:

- Produce and edit podcasts and audio stories
- Develop story ideas and podcasts for breaking news and evergreen topics
- Report, research and write podcast and custom audio segments
- Coordinate production and logistics in studio and in the field
- Work with broadcast and digital news leads to curate and tailor broadcast audio segments for digital distribution
- Publish audio stories, podcasts and short videos on all digital platforms
- Write and edit headlines and text to position multimedia content for maximum engagement across multiple platforms, including social media channels

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree
- 2-3 years of experience producing, editing, and distributing podcasts and/or multimedia digital news content
- Proficiency in Adobe Audition or comparable non-linear digital audio editing software
- Familiarity with best practices on all social media platforms
- Strong news judgment and writing skills and ability to work under deadline pressure

Desired Characteristics:

- Passion for local news, podcasts, and digital
- Interest in original reporting and investigations
- Technological savvy around latest web and mobile apps
- Experience with web analytics, including Chartbeat and Brightcove
- Graphic design experience, including Photoshop and After Effects or comparable
- Heavy consumer of podcasts and digital audio streams on all platforms
- Avid social media user
- Willingness to experiment and innovate
- Ability to work calmly in a fast-paced, often hectic environment
- Ability to take direction well and provide self-direction
- Availability on weekends, evenings and holidays may be required

Details

Organization: WINS and WCBS-AM
Location: New York NY US
Date Posted: November 11, 2021
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