Senior Producer

  • Full-time
  • Oakland, CA
  • Applications have closed

Website Youth Radio

one-of-a-kind, youth-driven production company

Position Summary:
The Senior Radio Producer will play a lead role in our production company, bringing creativity and top-notch audio production skills to a team of professional journalists and young people around the country. You will drive deep reporting projects in addition to fast-turnaround news features, and have fun in the process. We are eager to bring on new talent with vision, energy, new ideas for create storytelling formats, and a love for all-things audio. It’s an opportunity to produce in partnership with teens and college-aged youth, getting direct access to the stories that only young people know first-hand. Your work will work reach an unusual cross-section of major audiences through national outlets including: The New York Times, NPR, and Teen Vogue.
Apply if you have:
 A track record of producing for national radio outlets
 A portfolio of stories that break new ground and exploit every aspect of audio as a medium
 A complete commitment to accuracy, fairness, clarity and creativity
 Proven field-producing and reporting experience ranging from fast-turnaround to deep-dive projects
 A willingness to travel all around the country to get the story in collaboration with young people
 A passion for being in a dynamic environment that’s a mix of seasoned journalists working with teens and college-aged youth
About us:
Headquartered in Oakland, CA, we are a one-of-a-kind, youth-driven production company with partners including NPR, The New York Times, Pandora and Teen Vogue and an amazing range of creators and audiences. We are the winner of multiple journalism honors including the Peabody, Columbia-Dupont, Kennedy, Murrow, and White House Arts and Humanities Awards.
To apply send resume, cover letter, and samples of work to Please put “Senior Producer” in subject line. No calls please. Youth Radio is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.