Assistant Producer, POLITICO Podcast

POLITICO is seeking an assistant producer to support our growing suite of podcasts. You'll dive into high-profile news on politics and policy, shaping programming for a sophisticated audience. You'll have a front-row seat to newsmakers interviews, roundtables and more. And you'll intersect with scores of journalists in one of the nation's leading newsrooms.

The ideal candidate will have experience producing audio programming, a strong interest in national politics and a track record of working independently with minimal supervision.

What You'll Do:

  • Recording audio in the field or studio soundboard
  • Editing in Adobe Audition
  • Researching potential guests and sending booking requests
  • Uploading episodes and writing summaries

What You'll Need:

  • Audio editing experience, including cleaning tracks, mixing complex segments and scoring with music
  • Familiarity with audio equipment and camera experience
  • Experience researching episode topics and tracking down news clips
  • Experience developing social media strategies and creating promotional assets using Photoshop or After Effects
  • Familiarity with national politics and policy

Come help us build the story. We check our comfort zones at the door each day to foster innovation, and because we believe in each other's ambitions, we come together to create something meaningful.

We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.

Let's keep in touch. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @politicocareers and #meetPOLITICO for a deep dive into what makes us POLITICOs and our adventures. We'd love to hear from you!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.


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