Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Postal Code: 27517
Job Category: Radio
Employment Type: Full time
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC, the public radio station licensed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is hiring a temporary Producer for our Embodied Podcast.
The Embodied producer will create content for Embodied, a weekly radio show and podcast about sex, relationships and health hosted by Anita Rao and broadcast from North Carolina Public Radio WUNC. They will research to identify compelling show topics; develop a frame for each conversation; book and pre-interview guests; collect audio narratives from listeners and script the show.
They will produce sound-rich montages for the radio show and assist in the production of the weekly podcast. They will also work closely with the Lead Producer and Host/Managing Editor to create assets for social and digital media and stay in conversation with the Embodied audience on various platforms.
The position will include the following specific duties:
Select and research show topics, pre-interview guests, book guests, write scripts, and edit audio recordings for broadcast/on-demand. Actively work to ensure that a diversity of stories and participants are selected for production, and that our content is relevant and accessible to diverse audiences. All of the above will be done with supervision from the Host/Managing Editor, and in collaboration with colleagues. (80%)
Create content to be presented on the web and through social media. (20%)
Interested applicants must apply at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/197774 . Candidates should be prepared to attach a current resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address what draws you to Embodied and why you think you are a good fit for the producer position. Please also submit links to two projects which showcase the best of your talents in audio production: from identifying a compelling storyteller to creating a finished product. The deadline to apply is 09/17/2021.
WUNC-FM and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Minimum Educations and Experience: High school diploma or equivalency and one year of experience related to the area of assignment in a broadcast television, radio and emerging media environment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Creativity and initiative
Demonstrated expertise in researching topics for interview broadcast
Demonstrated ability to plan and meet deadlines, working with materials from a variety of sources and collaborators
Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues effectively and collaboratively
Demonstrated ability to include diverse stories and participants in programming
Thorough knowledge of radio broadcasting equipment including digital editing programs and portable recording devices