HuffPost's podcast team is looking for an enthusiastic associate producer to join us in DC! This team member will work with producers, show hosts and assistants to craft HuffPost's Washington-based podcasts, including it's soon-to-launch flagship and enterprise shows. This role requires producing audio and video in the field and studio, so multimedia skills are a must. This is not an on-air role.
You: An experienced multimedia producer skilled at independently recording and mixing audio via standard radio/podcast equipment. This includes operating handheld, condenser and dynamic microphones, soundboards, field recording devices and audio editing software You'll also occasionally aid in digital content production so previous reporting, language skills and content management system knowledge is a plus.
We’re looking for a team player who’s up-for-the-challenge of enterprising unique episode and segment ideas, booking guests and stepping in whenever our small staff may need.
• Pitch stories in line with our editorial mission, follow through from concept to completion
• Oversee editing of final product
• Spot stories, trends and events that will be important to the HuffPost audience
• Conceptualize new ways of reporting for a digital audience
• Help oversee long-term projects and series
• 2+ years of proven broadcast/audio experience
• 2+ years of producing and editing
• Proficient with Adobe Audition
• Proven social media savvy and strategic thinking, both for newsgathering, reporting and distribution
• You should have a high-level BS detector, be willing to ask tough questions, and have strong gut instincts around where a story may lead.
• Rock solid editorial judgment: know when a story matters, when it doesn’t, and why. Know when not to cover something, as well as when not to cover something
• Highly organized and collaborative
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