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Audio Producer for Opinions (Contract) at The Washington Post in Washington, Washington DC

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history. All of your application materials, which may include PDF files of work samples and/or links to audio, video, photography or graphics, must be uploaded to the field labeled Resume/Cover Letter/Work Samples to be considered for the position.

Job Description

The Washington Post is looking for a producer to develop audio projects with our Opinions team. This producer will be at the forefront of finding new ways to bring Post Opinions work to life in podcasts. This is a year-long contract position.

The ideal candidate has a passion for ideas and debate, and an interest in news and politics. This person will produce "Cape Up with Jonathan Capehart" and take the lead in piloting new concepts with our other writers and columnists.

We are looking for someone with strong editorial and production skills. This producer will work with hosts to plan, script, book, record and edit episodes. This person will also work with columnists to develop audio concepts around their essays and stories.

A background in narrative audio storytelling is preferred . E xperience using data and analytics to inform decision-making is an asset, as is experience with podcast promotion and marketing. Candidates should have at least two years of journalism and/or audio experience and be proficient with either Adobe Audition or Pro Tools software.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

This position is based in our Washington newsroom. Once we resume normal operations, it will not be eligible for remote work.

To apply, please upload the following documents to our jobs portal by Feb. 9. Resume, cover letter outlining your vision for the role, and at least two examples of published work with an explanation of your role. The cover letter should be addressed to Director of Audio Jessica Stahl, and Managing Editors Tracy Grant and Krissah Thompson.

The Post strives to provideits readerswith high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiencesand perspectives.All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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