Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Audio Engineer's focus is the production of high-quality audio for a multi-platform delivery of broadcast, podcasts, video and live events, along with an over-all understanding of in-house audio equipment including digital audio workstations, signal processing software and hardware. This position will work with producers, reporters, and editors to facilitate and ensure the highest standards in media production. 

Marketplace is an ambitious shop, fueled by ambitious ideas. This is a place of creativity and unorthodox thinking. We don't take ourselves too seriously, even though we understand the critical importance of people understanding how the economy shapes the world around us. As the most listened-to business program in the country, Marketplace connects the dots for our audience on the economy, tech and culture through unexpected angles on the news. Our portfolio of broadcast programs has 14 million weekly listeners; along with millions more on our podcasts, smart speakers, newsletters, and digital.

Knowledge Base:

  • Record, edit, mix audio elements to produce the highest quality audio.
  • Maintain knowledge and operational skill in digital audio production using in-house software-editing platforms.  Currently utilized systems include Adobe Audition, Dalet Galaxy and Pro Tools.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the distribution signal path for broadcast and program delivery.
  • Maintain knowledge and operational skill for ISDN, T1/E1, IP Networks, mix minus, signal processing (both software and hardware) and other systems that may arise in the future.
  • Collaborate with show hosts, producers, directors and editors to accommodate the needs of production while maintaining a creative environment. 
  • Drive and backup engineer for live on-air broadcast.
  • Experience in field recording.
    • Ability to troubleshoot.
    • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Provide first tier technical support.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of experience in audio production, pre and post, studio and/or live.
  • Computer literate with experience using both PC and Mac platforms. 


Requirements and Abilities:

  • Willingness to work weekends, holidays, evenings, and overnight, when required.
  • Access to transportation and the ability to travel to locations outside of the studios.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and within a team. 
  • Excellent time management with the ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent soft skills in attitude and communication.


Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Physical Demands: 
    • Required to move about in an office environment
    • Required to move about in the community
    • Reach with hands and arms
    • Balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch
    • Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping
    • Required to lift standard audio equipment and computers up to 50 lbs
  • Working Conditions: 
    • Moderate noise level
    • Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions
    • Rotate with other colleagues on overnight shift


Reporting to this Position: None


Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Physical Demands: 
    • Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time.
    • Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
       

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/1122998-281675

Organization: 
Job Location: 
Los Angeles, CA
United States
Job Category: 
Engineering/Operation/Technical
Deadline: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022
Job Type: 
Full time
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For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/1122998-281675