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Dow Jones Audio Producer, Podcast in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Audio Producer, Podcast (Contract Role)

Barron’s Group is seeking a creative and driven Audio Producer who is well versed in finance, business, and economics reporting to produce our weekly Best New Ideas in Money podcast from Marketwatch.

A strong candidate is a vivid storyteller with solid audio production skills and is fluent in building episodes with multiple tracks and audio scoring as well as experience in structuring and writing compelling scripts. The ideal candidate also has a strong understanding and interest in finance, business, and economics that can be translated into fascinating episode ideas for the podcast.

We’re looking for a contractor from June 30, 2022 to July 1, 2023 to join our New York-based team.


Produce full episodes from start to finish, including researching, pitching ideas, booking guests, writing scripts, fact checking, cutting tape, finding archival news clips, assembling mixes, and score episodes

Schedule recordings with podcast hosts

Record and direct host recordings either remotely or in studio

Assist the Senior Producer in maintaining the production schedule, including scheduling meetings, interviews and recording sessions

Attend Marketwatch editorial meetings to gather ideas and work with Marketwatch editorial staff on crafting stories

Occasionally assist on production needs across our other podcasts

Work on growing audiences and promotion efforts

Key candidate requirements:

3-5 years of experience working in audio production

The ability and flexibility to work in a fast paced, changing environment

Professional-level understanding of podcast editing software

Strong writing skills and experience in building podcast episodes

Ability to juggle multiple tasks, problem solve, and execute against deadlines

Interest and knowledge in business, finance, and economics

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Job Category: Union Status:

Non-Union / A clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified

Req ID: 33145