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Producer - Literary/ Poetry Podcast


A project or contract position
Fully remote: working with a USA-based team at American Public Media.

APM Studios is hiring project based contract podcast Producer for an ongoing daily Poetry/Literary podcast. We’re looking for a creative, motivated producer who has excellent production chops; is an experienced script editor, audio editor, writer and researcher; is a well-organized and detail-oriented team player; can expertly manage a production calendar; follows podcasts obsessively; and thrives working in a collaborative environment. Producer will bring emotional intelligence, project management skills, and experience with audio editing software.

Producer will select appropriate poems to include and help assemble the show / series. The producer will be responsible for research; collaborating with the permissions coordinator for rights requests; interfacing and recording with host, reviewing and fact-checking scripts; scheduling; rough mix audio production; incorporating feedback from the Senior Producer and Editor; sequencing episodes, and publishing.

The hired candidate will also help in evaluating poetry ideas, brainstorming ideas for show, and show episodes, managing the show development process, booking guests hosts as needed, researching poems and background, and editing scripts and audio. The producer may also help with decisions and posting for social media and newsletters, and assist with branding and decisions about graphics, sound design and promotions.

Strong preference for applicants with prior experience in podcast production and experience with poetry and poets..

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To apply

Send resume and a short statement about the genre, subject matter, and types of podcasts you are most interested in working on to and put POETRY PRODUCER in the subject line.

Please mention in your application.

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