This American Life is hiring a producer in NYC. Sweet gig if you can get it. Details and contact information below.
The job includes but is not limited to:
Finding, commissioning, editing, directing, mixing and producing segments for a weekly show. These include stories with field reporting and sound, host interviews and authors reading original fiction and non-fiction.
Designing entire programs, in collaboration with the Senior Producer.
Structuring and producing stories with freelance reporters. Some of our producers also report their own stories.
Directing talent in the studio, editing voice tracks and quotes, selecting and mixing music into the stories.
Demonstrated experience with narrative journalism is essential: creating stories that unfold with a plot and emotion and humor and fully relatable characters. Five years’ experience reporting or producing in radio, preferably for a nationally distributed show.
Film or TV documentary experience may substitute for radio experience, if it's crafting stories similar to the style of our program.
Digital audio editing and mixing skills are essential.
College Graduate or equivalent training and experience.
Please note: We will only consider candidates who have experience doing narrative journalism like the stories on our show.
Salary consummate with experience. This position is based in New York City. Due to the production schedule of the show, we will be contacting candidates for interviews in late August and early September. Please include links to your work in your cover letter.