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Boston Globe Media Partners Audio Producer in Boston, Massachusetts

The Boston Globe is looking for an audio producer to help shape its future in podcasting and build on a track record of successful shows.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Arranging, recording, directing, and producing interviews in studio and remotely

  • Booking and pre-interviewing podcast guests

  • Coaching show hosts on tracking and interviewing

  • Writing, editing, and workshopping scripts

  • Producing, mixing, and sound designing podcast episodes

  • Show & episode conception and planning

  • Working closely with outside production and/or ad & distribution partners as necessary

  • Helping with final upload and QC of episodes

  • Managing guest consent forms as necessary

  • Arranging tape syncs for remote interviews

  • Recording, producing, and trafficking of ad spots

  • Assisting with show promotion, newsletter copy, social media demands, and creative assets as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor?s degree

  • At least 2-3 years? experience working in audio journalism

  • Strong understanding of journalistic conventions on ethics, fairness & accuracy

  • Track record as a team player who can demonstrate creativity, collegiality, independence, and attention to detail

  • Knowledge of the audio storytelling/podcast market & platforms

  • Eagerness to work with various reporting and editing teams in a dynamic newsroom

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and pivot quickly when required

  • Entrepreneurial spirit; shows a willingness to embrace uncertainty and lack of definition as opportunities

  • Has a willingness to adapt, be audience-focused with a curious mindset and committed to creating an inclusive work environment

  • Facility with basics of audio work, including file transferring, asset management, and other collaborative tools

  • Superior communication skills and comfort in working in a fast-paced environment with multiple stakeholders

  • Proficiency in Adobe Audition a plus

EEO Statement:

Boston Globe Media is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. Boston Globe Media is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.

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