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City Cast

Lead Producer, City Cast Chicago

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A full time Executive Producer position at City Cast, Remote Remote, USA

Salary range: $95,000 to $115,000 (yearly rate) - subject to experience plus excellent benefits, including health insurance

City Cast hires ambitious, creative, highly organized Lead Producers to guide daily local podcasts and newsletters in cities across the country. As Lead Producer in Chicago, you’ll be responsible for an acclaimed podcast and newsletter, overseeing content, staff, and operations while also actively contributing to daily production.

You are an experienced audio producer, a strong storyteller, a local newshound, passionate about your community, curious about your city, ideally have text editing/writing experience, and love coaching and cultivating talent.

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Requirements Must currently reside in Chicago or be willing to relocate

The Lead Producer will report to City Cast’s Content Director. This position is full-time, with competitive salary and benefits, and will be located in Chicago, though work will be primarily remote. The annual salary range is $95,000 to $115,000 depending on experience. City Cast is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds and traditions. Read about our mission and core values here. We encourage everyone to apply.

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What does a Executive Producer role normally entail?The Podcast Taxonomy definition for a role like this in Creative Direction says: “The Executive Producer is the lead producer on a production. The role can range in terms of creative control with some "EP"s owning the creative direction of a podcast (in effect taking the role of director), while others may take a more hands off approach. Executive producer may have raised the money to fund the production, but it is not a necessary responsibility of the role.”
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