Producer IV

19 days ago
Employment type
Santa Monica
Closing date

About this organization

Who we are

KCRW is a public media leader, creating and curating a unique mix of content centered around music discovery, NPR news, cultural exploration, and informed public affairs. We are driven by the spirit of Los Angeles and deliver in innovative ways -- on the radio, digitally, and in person -- to diverse, curious communities around the corner and around the world.

About this job

What we need

We look for powerful ways to tell the stories of this complex region. New information, new angles, new voices, new scenes. We aim to stand out from the crowd with stories that reflect a deep understanding of Southern California and an ability to connect with people and humanize the news. On KCRW's program Greater LA, the Producer IV will be pitching the stories that help fulfill that mandate and producing those stories for the air and digital distribution in a supportive and collegial work environment. This is a fast-paced environment with many moving pieces, so the ideal candidate will need to be comfortable working to deadlines and multi-tasking.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Managing Producer. This position is in the SAG-AFTRA Bargaining Unit.

Hybrid schedule available for select positions.

KCRW has in effect a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all employees. The mandate is subject to accommodation in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Roles & responsibilities

*Data collection and in-depth analysis of information from different sources

*Researching the issues

*Identifying and booking guest(s)

*Writing and editing scripts

*Cutting soundbites, directing interviews, editing audio

*Writing web stories

*Critical thinking

*Efficiently prioritize and meet deadlines

*Other duties as assigned


*Bachelor’s degree required, Journalism preferred

*Minimum 3 years related work experience required

*Knowledgeable about general news and Southern California

*Strong writing and editing skills

*Digital media experience

*Knowledge of Pro Tools, Adobe Audition, or equivalent preferred

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