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The Walt Disney Company

Producer, Podcasting - ABC News Audio

Job Summary:

Are you passionate about the power of audio storytelling? From compelling, provocative conversations to deeply reported long-form narratives, ABC Audio is committed to growing its podcast portfolio and creating engaging, must-listen content – and we need talented producers to help us do it.



We are looking for a podcast Producer with sophisticated audio production skills and sharp editorial judgement to join our team. This producer will help launch new projects to build on the success of ABC’s daily news podcast, Start Here, as well as our popular true crime library that includes The Dropout and Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein.



The successful producer candidate is highly creative and has a minimum of three years of hands-on experience producing top quality podcasts. We are seeking someone can work independently and meet deadlines, and who effectively collaborate with producers and talent from across the news division.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing scripts for daily, weekly and long-form podcasts
  • Editing and mixing audio for various assignments, including daily, weekly and long-form podcasts
  • Working with producers and talent from a variety of divisions within ABC News including the investigative unit, the 20/20 team, the medical unit and more in order to translate their reporting into riveting podcasts
  • Working with ABC’s rights and clearances, legal and standards departments to vet and clear scripts and outside audio clips
  • Pitching new podcasts

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least three years of audio production experience at a professional podcast production house
  • Expert audio editing and sound mixing skills
  • Journalism background, strong writing skills and a keen interest in current events, history and pop culture
  • Experience working with talent, including coaching host in-studio
  • Sharp attention to detail and organizational skills, and ability to work and communicate effectively under pressure
  • Thorough understanding of the podcast industry, techniques and trends

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

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