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Podcast Executive Producer – Original Talk

A full time position at ESPN, Bristol CT, United States of America
Posted: July 11, 2019

Job Summary:

The Podcast Executive Producer will oversee editorial and content production for ESPN’s Original Talk podcasts. Those podcasts are both sports and talent driven. Top candidates for this role will demonstrate curiosity, strong journalistic skills, creative production and team leadership skills. The role requires an editorial and production leader with a creative and inclusive approach to content development, who can drive the vision and execution of ESPN’s Original Talk podcasts. The ideal candidate is a talented writer/storyteller who has a proven track record for developing talent, producing high-quality content, launching new initiatives, innovation, problem-solving and is experienced working in a deadline-oriented environment. He/she will develop efficient daily workflow/process, the short and long-range content strategy, and sales integrations at the episode, title, and podcast vertical levels. The Podcast Executive Producer communicates expectations and delivers feedback to talent and staff. He/she will oversee and manage direct reports and ESPN’s original talk podcast portfolio. Responsibilities will include related strategic plans, operational tasks and assignments.

ESPN’s original talk podcasts will showcase ESPN talent and content by bringing ESPN’s strong reporting, deep insights, context, analysis and storytelling from ESPN’s well sourced reporters and editors in a format that is best suited for audio.

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Basic Qualifications:

Required Education

Preferred Education

About ESPN:

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ESPN Productions, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ESPN.

ESPN Productions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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