Producer I, All Of It
WNYC is seeking a Producer for “All Of It” hosted by Alison Stewart.
All Of It with Alison Stewart is WNYC’s 12-2pm live, daily, call-in talk show focusing on arts, culture, and life in New York City and beyond. The Producer will work closely with the host, Alison Stewart, the Senior Producer, and the team to research and pitch stories, book guests, and create detailed script material on a daily basis. This position will also involve writing and editing for AOI’s online presentation and social media accounts. This Producer will think about how to produce content for the show and how to present it for digital, cultivating the show’s life and community beyond the live two-hour broadcast.
The right candidate will have experience in producing both time-sensitive daily content as well as carefully planned segments. They will be a great script writer and ideas person who can get a lot of writing and thinking done on a daily deadline while also developing the right social media strategy and other aspects of the daily broadcast.
The Producer reports to the Senior Producer and must be passionate about the opportunity to make live radio.
- Research and pitch stories rooted in arts, culture and NYC life that appeals to a broad and diverse audience
- Generate creative ideas to produce engaging radio segments and quickly execute on those ideas to turn them into live radio
- Book captivating guests with a variety of diverse voices and perspectives
- Write well-researched interview scripts that provide opportunities for guests to share perspectives that resonate with diverse audiences and do this on deadline each day
- Prepare tape for live air including pulling from multiple sources, editing, and uploading
- Write promotional copy to engage and build the All of It audience
- Create a social media plan and execute it while also writing compelling content that drives audiences to archived segments on WNYC.org
- Fact checking scripts, presentational copy, and pronouncers
- Provide coverage for other All of It team members as needed
- Be prepared to work closely with the broadcast engineer to run the live daily show as needed.
- Perform a myriad of technical and administrative tasks that go into broadcasting a live daily show such as uploading the show to the web and communicating about the show within the company and externally
- Uphold the journalistic standards and ethics of the WNYC News Department.
- 3+ years of experience producing daily or weekly content for audio or radio
- Experience in using CMS to distribute content, familiarity with audio editing software and other skills associated with broadcast production
- Your value and prioritization of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion can be seen in your work product and collaboration
- Mastery at writing scripts and other communication quickly, efficiently and accurately while adhering to very tight daily deadlines.
- Enthusiasm for mainstream and niche arts and culture, especially in NYC, and the drive to share that passion with others
- Knowledge of how to compose compelling social media posts, particularly on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
- Top notch editorial judgement when it comes to arts, culture, lifestyle, and news content.
- Attention to detail and a zeal for getting all the small things correct and accurate every time
- Effective time management skills
- Strong communication skills, in person, in print and online
- Proven ability to thrive within a highly collaborative environment
Additional Role Information
This is a full-time role with competitive compensation and eligibility for full benefits including excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid holidays, vacation, personal time, sick time, parental leave, and a 403(b) retirement plan.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this role is currently operating in a remote capacity and will continue to be fully remote through at least August 2021. However, this position is not a permanent remote position and is part of the New York City staff, and may be expected to work fully from the New York office when it is safe to do so.
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between New York Public Radio and SAG-AFTRA.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
New York Public Radio is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We continuously strive to place our employees at the center of our thinking and elevate inclusive practices to develop and support a more engaged and productive workforce. Our journalism and operations in the service of that journalism benefit from a broad range of perspectives, from all backgrounds, at all levels of the organization. Diversity is essential to honest, authentic, accurate storytelling and reportage; creating an institution in which all voices are encouraged, valued, and heard.
New York Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving the goal of equal employment opportunity for all. Applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions without regard to mental or physical disability, race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship status, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, employment status or any protected federal, state or local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
Please submit an online application here: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=orbMffwn&s=CPB