Job Description:

Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) is hiring a radio producer to work with our thoughtful, lively and engaging talk show, “On Second Thought,” hosted by Virginia Prescott. We're looking for someone who loves to dig into issues, find the human side of policy debates and explore a range of topics - politics, environment, technology, education, business, health care and the arts. Producers should thrive in a creative and deadline-driven environment while demonstrating great attention to accuracy. The radio producer is part of a team that identifies potential sources for the host to interview, prepares host scripts and background materials to help guide live interviews for the talk show, edits and mixes audio in Adobe Audition, posts to our website and social media, and occasionally produces audio feature stories. Atlanta is a dynamic place to live and work, and Georgia is rich with important stories.

The ideal candidate should be extremely detail oriented, have a strong conversational writing style, wide-ranging interests and a voracious appetite for news and information from around the state of Georgia. They should have experience gathering high-quality audio in the field and the studio, multitrack editing and audio mixing a plus, as is experience with longform storytelling. We encourage applicants with experience pitching, booking, reporting and producing ideas that go well beyond the basic news spot. GPB is a collaborative organization that appreciates new ideas and highly values teamwork. Come help us continue to grow this flagship show!

Candidate Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
• Two years’ related work experience required; news show production experience ideal.
• Demonstrated ability to identify topics important to our audience and distill complex matters.
• Ability to produce well-written features and engaging copy for host.
• Demonstrated high-level writing and editing skills for the web.
• Ability to work collaboratively, meet deadlines, juggle multiple tasks and multiple deadlines.
• Must be able to work varying shifts and have flexibility to work some extended hours; to include seven days per week, weekends and holidays.
• Experience managing social media presence and creating multimedia web content desired.
• Experience gathering quality audio and editing on Adobe Audition or similar software a plus.

We Offer:
Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, vision, life, specified illness and accidental insurance; Health and child care spending accounts; Disability insurance; and opportunities for training and professional development.

To Apply:Upload resume, cover letter, list of three references and applicant form on the GPB Job Center located at www.gpb.org/jobs. ONLY Applications submitted through the GPB Job Center will be accepted, and ONLY completed applications will be reviewed.

Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled.

Georgia Public Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
Job Category: 
Producer
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Job Type: 
Full time
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To Apply:Upload resume, cover letter, list of three references and applicant form on the GPB Job Center located at www.gpb.org/jobs. ONLY Applications submitted through the GPB Job Center will be accepted, and ONLY completed applications will be reviewed.

Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled.

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