Category Archives: Gigs

three random opportunities from @apmreports, @shareable, and @panoply

Hello all. Three random offerings here – details and links below.
Cheers, Mia
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APM Reports, the documentary and investigative arm of American Public Media is hiring for its 9 month fellowship program for early career radio producers.
https://americanpublicmedia.applicantpro.com/jobs/643317.html The fellow will mostly be working with APM Reports' education documentary and podcast team but with some opportunity to work on other projects as well.
Shareable is looking for a temporary, contract social media manager. The position details can be seen here: https://journalism.berkeley.edu/job/social-media-manager/ 


And finally – not freelance and not even really a media gig, BUT, my own company is hiring an administrative assistant. Pass along to your podcast loving people with great organizational/administrative skills. I can guarantee it's a very fun place to work and I'm happy to answer any questions. http://panoply.fm/careers/1cM5vjrZmMuSoMwgmQAMaq
Have a lovely day!
-mia

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part-time GM position with community station in Sun Valley, ID, ski pass included!

Interesting opportunity from a community radio station in Sun Valley, Idaho. This is a part-time gig – with some unique perks! Details and contact info below. -Mia

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KDPI Community Radio General Manager

KDPI is looking for a highly motivated and inspired person to manage our day-to-day operations, establish sustainable standards and practices and grow the station to its full potential. With an intense passion for narrative and public radio, the ideal candidate brings experience, vision and strong management skills.

KDPI 88.5 FM is a young but established community station in the vibrant resort town of Sun Valley, Idaho. Benefiting from a community with a strong economic base, nestled in the majestic Sawtooth Mountains, Sun Valley is a place of unparalleled beauty and opportunity. With a strong devotion to the arts and education, our valley is a draw to anyone seeking an active lifestyle and a sophisticated, intellectual community. We are a uniquely situated resort town with local flair. Our valley serves as a virtual playground for adventure junkies and solitude seekers alike, while still offering abundant opportunities for the arts and education. It is a diverse hyper-local environment with incredible places to enjoy every passion.

 

Compensation: Because of the unique environment within Sun Valley, KDPI is offering a creative compensation package that will include salary, a ski pass and a half time position that allows for the opportunity to experience the incredible outdoor life that our town provides.

 

Contact: Ellie Newman

ellie@ellienewman.com

208.720.7958


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@KALW seeks part time Digital Editor, deadline July 10

Reminder! The deadline to apply for KALW's Digital Editor gig is Monday, July 10. Details below.

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KALW is looking for a digital editor to manage KALW’s growing digital audience. The editor will be responsible for day-to-day tasks such as website management and social media, as well as long-term projects such as metrics tracking and audience development. You can find out more info about the job posting here: http://kalw.org/post/kalw-seeks-digitaleditor#stream/0 

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KALW seeks a digital editor

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KALW is looking for a digital editor to manage KALW’s growing digital audience. The editor will be responsible for day-to-day tasks such as website management and social media, as well as long-term projects such as metrics tracking and audience development. You can find out more info about the job posting here: http://kalw.org/post/kalw-seeks-digitaleditor#stream/0


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Pitch the Pulse @WHYY

Pitch WHYY's The Pulse! (First deadline is tomorrow – sorry for the short notice.)

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This is what we have coming up:

 

The Hot Hot Show

The main bar story is about heat islands in cities – and fixes for that, including planting trees. The lineup already includes: the anatomy of a hot flash, thermophilic bacteria, a weather vs. climate explainer, how forest fires can influence weather, and the Chinese healing concept of internal heat.

 

Got anything ‘temperature’ related that will surprise our audience — on topic — but unexpected? For this one, I'm looking for ONE more 3-5 minute piece (maybe already produced) because the deadline is coming soon, mid-July.

 

The Gender Show in Mid August

Seeking health + science pitches: Anything from … “Girling up,” the science of being female … to the health advantages men enjoy within the American health system.

 

The Language Show in Early September

Seeking health + science pitches: Looking for ideas from Deaf culture, bilingual families, even tech.

 

Sending pitches to both addresses can help cut through the clutter:

 

tenglish@whyy.org

pulseeditor@whyy.org

 

 

ALSO THIS SPECIAL EPISODE …

 

WORKING TITLE: Travels on the Big Muddy in Early September

The mighty Mississippi River is the final destination for a vast network of streams that stretch across nearly half of the U.S. The river’s pull has created great cities, thriving industries, and vibrant culture along her banks. But we haven’t always treated the river well. We wash our waste into the waters, restrict natural movement, and engineer the stream to our needs. What’s been the toll on human health and the environment? On this episode, The Pulse travels the Mississippi from the headwaters in Minnesota to the mouth in the Gulf of Mexico.

 

Got an idea? We’re looking for stories about the ways people use and abuse the Mississippi. Pitch us stories about river conservation efforts, nearby agriculture as well as urban stories about runoff and water quality. Profile someone using science to protect the Mississippi, or a worker who makes his living along the river.

First edit around August 7

 

The BIG MUDDY call for pitches closes June 28, please send us your idea before then.

Email both Managing Editor Taunya English pulseeditor@whyy.org and Guest Host Irina Zhorov izhorov@whyy.org


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freelance audio production gig for the Bay Area’s Second Harvest Food Bank

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties seeks a freelance audio producer! Details below.
-mia

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Position Announcement

 

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties is hiring an Audio Producer to collect food bank client stories and turn them into NPR-style podcasts. Story formats include individual client audio diaries and in-depth interviews with a broad range of clients. Deliverables will be 1-2 audio diary podcasts in the style of Radio Diaries (http://www.radiodiaries.org/); 2-3 audio food journals; and 4-5 non-narrated themed pieces each highlighting different client populations (teens, homeless, families, seniors). This is an independent contract position (~10 hours a week) with a competitive stipend. There will be a review 2 months into the project to ensure the position is a good fit and the deliverable timeline is about 8 months (flexible). If interested, please click on the following link to learn more about the position and application instructions: http://www.shfb.org/employment.

 

 

Elena Hollander, MPH

Community Nutrition Senior Manager

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties

Phone: (408) 266-8866 ext. 303 

 

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four positions open on KALW’s news team

A bunch of part-time gigs available at KALW in SF. Check it out!
-mia

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The news team at KALW Public Radio is hiring four positions in the coming weeks. Click on the links to read more about each position and learn how to apply. 

  • Deadline: June 1
  • Description: We are seeking an experienced and creative sound engineer/sound designer to help mix our daily news magazine Crosscurrents. The main duties will be to mix feature stories from scratch; shorten stories that have already been mixed; cut interviews; track reporters and our show host Hana Baba; mix the show, itself; and contribute your own ideas to the overall sound of Crosscurrents. This is an independent contract position that requires being on site at KALW MondayTuesdayWednesday, and Thursday during show production hours.

  • Deadline: June 1
  • Description: The KALW News team is looking for an experienced radio journalism story editor to work on our daily news magazine Crosscurrents. Your primary job will be to work with journalists and storytellers, help them craft reporting plans, follow through with advice during their reporting process, provide insightful edits, and help deliver memorable stories.This is an independent contract position for 20 hours a week, beginning July 1, 2017.
  • Deadline: June 1
  • Description: The KALW News team is looking for an experienced radio reporter to provide stories and Q&As about education for our daily news magazine Crosscurrents and to produce spots for our new daily newscasts. You will be responsible for reporting one feature (at least six-minutes long and sonically rich) per month, one Q&A per month, and an average of one short (less than two-minute long and informational) spot per month, as needed.

  • Deadline: June 15
  • Description: KALW's Sights & Sounds is seeking a multi-talented producer/engineer to join the team. Sights & Sounds is KALW's arts reporting project which features artists and creative thinkers from throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, with a special focus on those that are underrepresented in mainstream media. We're looking for a creative, experienced radio producer with great writing and mixing skills, who can work well independently as well as collaboratively, and who is excited to celebrate the artistic richness of the Bay Area. This is an independent contract position for approximately 12 hours a week, with a mix of onsite and remote work possible.


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freelance audio producer for Bay Area’s greenbiz.com, application deadline April 23

Freelance producer gig available at the GreenBiz 350 podcast. Details below! Application deadline April 23.

-mia

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Freelancer Job for an Audio Producer in the S.F. Bay Area:

The GreenBiz 350 podcast is a weekly digest of sustainability news, averaging about 45 minutes. Every episode includes a “Week in Review” as well as two in-depth feature stories that showcase clips from interviews GreenBiz reporters have conducted.

We are looking for an experienced audio editor who can put together this podcast. The job requires advanced audio editing skills. It should take about 10 hours/week starting in May. The ideal candidate will be based in the San Francisco Bay Area, though remote freelancers are encouraged to apply as well. A working knowledge of climate, sustainability and energy issues is a plus.

The Gig: 

— Scheduling, collecting and organizing the week’s clips (anywhere from 3-9 clips a week). Setting up mics if recording in-studio.

— Editing audio. Includes EQ, noise reduction, level consistency, fades and adding music.

— Write episode summaries

— Compensation TBD

How to Apply:

Use this online form:

Application Deadline:

Applications are taken on a rolling basis, until April 23.


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two tape sync requests – one near Santa Cruz, one in VA

Hey folks. I don’t know anything about this company or what their day rate is, but if you’d like to inquire about the gig, contact info is below.

Cheers,
Mia
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Tape Sync near Santa Cruz
Looking for an audio producer to record a 30-45 minute tape sync in Capitola, CA on Thursday March 2 at 2pm PST. Will pay date rate and transportation.
Tape Sync in Virginia
Looking for an audio producer to record a 30-45 minute tape sync at Washington & Lee University on Thursday March 2nd in the early afternoon. Will pay date rate and transportation.

Ashley Walters
Story Producer and Sound Designer, Pacific Content Company
 


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Global Press seeks freelance fact checkers, copy editors, translators and multimedia folks

Hey FC folks. A new opportunity for you all… I'm not familiar with this organization, but from a quick glance at their website, it seems they're doing some important work. See for yourself: https://globalpressjournal.com/. Info about the gig is below.

Best,
Mia
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Global Press is recruiting freelancers to join our on-call talent network! 

We are looking for passionate and experienced fact checkers, copy editors, translators and multimedia experts.

Global Press exists to create a more just and informed world by employing local journalists to produce ethical, accurate news coverage from the world's least-covered places. 
 

We train and employ local journalists to report from their home countries and then employ a global network of editors, fact checkers, translators, copy editors and producers to ensure a world-class product.

 

If you are interested in applying to join the network, please email a resume, your availability, a letter of interest, and any questions to Ilana at Ilana@globalpressjournal.com




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