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Associate Producer

A full time position at Transmitter Media, Brooklyn NY, USA
Posted: Feb 12, 2020

Transmitter Media is a podcast production company specializing in highly edited and beautifully sound designed work. Our podcasts have reached tens of millions of listeners worldwide, are often included on “best-of” lists, and have received honors and awards from the Webbys to the Gracies. Proudly woman-owned and operated since 2017, our goal is to do creative work that is made by and for a diversity of voices and perspectives.

We produce podcasts in a range of styles, from serialized narratives to investigative journalism, branded series to talk shows. Our work includes Finding Fred, WorkLife with Adam Grant (TED), The Argument (The New York Times) and a Webby-winning episode of 30 for 30, about women long distance runners fighting for equality. In 2020 we will release several new narrative series, as well as our first in-house original show, a show about breaking up with diet culture, called Rebel Eaters Club.

We are looking for an Associate Producer to join our team. Your time would be split between several projects, ranging from chat shows to highly produced storytelling series. Your first assignments would be to join the production on a storytelling show with a social science angle, and a narrative documentary series about criminal justice.

Associate Producers at Transmitter are responsible for varied duties at every stage of production including but not limited to:

Assisting at all phases of podcast production across several shows.

Managing booking and scheduling.

Recording and editing tape.

Researching and reporting show topics.

Transcribing or managing transcriptions of tape.

Organizing recordings, reporting trips, and other key components of show production.

Working with clients and production partners to ensure deadlines are met.

You Are:

An audio producer with 2+ years of experience in audio production/journalism.

Some experience in reporting, field producing and thinking in narrative arc.

A basic understanding of audio editing (we use Pro Tools).

A skilled multi-tasker.

Clear communicator.

Able to travel occasionally when necessary for reporting trips and recordings.

A team player, ready to assist producers with whatever production tasks arise.

The Details:

This is a full-time New York based position, with a full benefits package.

Our comfortable office has two separate floors to work on, outdoor space, and is located in Gowanus, Brooklyn.

Our staff is friendly, welcoming, and invested in each others’ success. We love to organize skillshares, convene group listening discussions with snacks, and eat lunch together on our sunny deck.

Transmitter Media actively seeks employees from a diverse set of backgrounds, and actively encourages everyone to apply.

To apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and links to audio you've produced, along with a short paragraph (500 words max) telling us about a podcast you love and why, to:

Deadline: February 25, 2020

Transmitter Media provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law