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Boston University ASSOCIATE PRODUCER,WBUR Program & Production in BOSTON, Massachusetts




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Grade 73

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The Associate Producer is an integral part of the Radio Boston team, working both independently and collaboratively with other Radio Boston staff members and WBUR reporters on all elements of a daily, hour-long regional news magazine. Working under the supervision of the Executive Producer, this position is responsible for finding and pitching stories of local interest, researching show ideas, finding and booking appropriate guests, scripting and editing segments, screening calls, producing field pieces and interviews, creating, editing, and posting web and social media assets, and fact-checking all program content

Essential Functions:

  • Researches and identifies appropriate guests and topics; fact checks, scripts and edits segments

  • Participates in regular editorial meetings to generate ideas and angles for content; finds and pitches stories

  • Edits audio and written copy. Writes and produces promos. Screens listener calls. Builds web content

  • Researches, records, and produces field pieces and interviews

  • Assists with administrative tasks, including record keeping, scheduling and making technical arrangements both at WBUR studios and remote facilities

  • Conceives and produces outstanding series on special topics as well as unique, single-theme programs

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Three to five years of related experience

This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.