Part-Time Contract Producer

Boston, MA
Contracted
Opinion
Entry Level

Boston Globe Media is New England's largest newsgathering organization -- and much more. We are committed to being an indispensable, trusted, reliable source of round-the-clock information. Through the powerful journalism from our newsroom, engaging content from our content marketing studio, or through targeted advertising solutions, brands and marketers rely on us to reach highly engaged, educated and influential audiences through a variety of media and experiences.

Job Description:

The Boston Globe is looking for a part-time (est. 25 hours) contract producer to help launch and produce a biweekly Opinion podcast. This will be a 30-minute show featuring a host in conversation with one or occasionally two guests. The producer will work closely with the host and Globe editors to shape a brand new, high-impact program. This is a Boston-based position.

Responsibilities:

  • Arranging, producing, directing, and recording in-person and remote interviews
  • Booking and pre-interviewing podcast guests/sources and arranging tape syncs and studio time as necessary
  • Researching guests and interview topics and helping prepare host for interviews
  • Coaching host on tracking and interviewing
  • Cutting tape, pulling interview selects & archival audio, and helping manage & organize media assets
  • Working closely with host and Globe editors to write, edit, and workshop episode scripts, as well as episode names & descriptions
  • Building podcast episode assemblies using a DAW
  • Facilitating episode review process and managing final QC and upload of podcast episodes, in close coordination with external mixing/mastering engineer
  • Working closely with outside ad and distribution partners as necessary
  • Recording, producing, and trafficking sponsor and house ad spots as necessary
  • Assisting Globe marketing people and social media editors as necessary with show promotion, newsletter copy, social media demands and creative assets

This is a contract position. Expected work time is 25 hours a week.

Vaccination Statement:

We require that all BGMP employees (including temporary employees, co-ops, interns, and independent contractors) be vaccinated from COVID-19, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise. All BGMP employees, regardless of vaccination status or work location, must provide proof of vaccination status as instructed by the employee's designated Human Resources contact. Employees may request a reasonable accommodation or other exemption from this policy by contacting their designated Human Resources contact. Failure to comply with or enforce any part of this policy, or misrepresentation of compliance with this policy, may result in discipline, up to and including termination of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law.

EEO Statement:

Boston Globe Media Partners is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition or any other protected characteristic. Boston Globe Media Partners is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.

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