Job Description:

Producer, Looking Up Podcast

Reports To:  VP of Content, Cincinnati Public Radio

Position Type: Part Time, Independent Contractor

Compensation Range: $150 per podcast episode

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Position Description

Cincinnati Public Radio is seeking a producer for its "Looking Up" podcast. Dean Regas of the Cincinnati Observatory guides listeners to the galaxy, helping you make sense of the dizzying expanse of glittering stars and the glowing planets of our solar system.

In collaboration with the show host, the Producer will oversee all production aspects of the podcast, including researching topics, booking guests, coordinating schedules, writing scripts, writing promotional material for broadcast, website and social media, and editing written and recorded material as needed. The Producer will also collaborate with the production team at Cincinnati Public Radio.

This position is an independent contractor position on a part-time basis, not an employee of Cincinnati Public Radio, Inc.

Cincinnati Public Radio has been a trusted member of the Greater Cincinnati community for more than 60 years. Join a team that works to build trust and make a difference in the lives of listeners and non-listeners alike, to create a community that is informed, involved, and inspired.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Developing the podcast storyboard and programming schedule
  • Coordinating guest interviews, including inviting, screening, and corresponding with guests
  • Conducting fact-checking of podcast materials
  • Prepping the podcast host
  • Ensuring that the podcasts meet weekly and monthly scheduling deadlines
  • Write podcasts scripts and produce segments for editing
  • Post-production – Listen and approve episodes for distribution
  • Write episode descriptions
  • Write promotional content for air, website, and social media
  • Updates show website
  • Editing the podcast content

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 3 to 5 years of proven experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Able to pay attention to detail and meet deadlines
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong self-starter, able to take initiative
  • Ability to work with a diverse and creative team

CPR is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

Submit resume, cover letter, and audio portfolio to: Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Job Location: 
Cincinnati, OH
United States
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Job Type: 
Part time
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Submit resume, cover letter, and audio portfolio to: Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

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