Senior Producer, The Takeaway
New York Public Radio is looking for an ambitious, energetic journalist and a thoughtful, experienced manager to help lead its daily national news and conversation show, The Takeaway. Regularly producing segments and managing stories, the Senior Producer oversees the show’s day-to-day production, including show development, scripting, guest booking, and audio production, while maintaining the show’s high editorial standards. In addition, the Senior Producer regularly produces segments and supervises 3 associate producers and the show’s intern(s).
Working closely with the Host / Managing Editor, the Executive Producer, and other senior staff, the Senior Producer supports both overall editorial/ strategic direction and guide day-to-day content production to produce high impact, distinct content across broadcast and digital platforms.
The successful candidate has stellar journalistic judgment, a deep understanding of the editorial and production needs of a daily broadcast, is an experienced audio journalist with strong narrative and writing skills, has a reservoir of exciting ideas, is enthusiastic about daily production, and has the strong communication skills needed to help inspire and lead a diverse, talented team.
The Senior Producer shares responsibility for:
This is a full-time exempt role with a salary of $103,500-$107,500 plus a full benefits package. Compensation offered within this range is determined by skills, experience and organizational pay equity. New York Public Radio offers excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance, vacation, personal and sick time as well as parental leave.
This role is currently a hybrid role, with the expectation that the Senior Producer will work at least 1-2 days a week from our offices in New York. At some point in the future, this role may return to being full-time in the office. Interested applicants who are concerned about working full-time in person should apply regardless and raise their concerns with our team
Given this role will be in the office/studios, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required unless NYPR has approved a specific religious or medical exemption in advance of the first day of work. At this time, NYPR defines being fully vaccinated as having received two Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations or one Johnson and Johnson vaccination.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
New York Public Radio is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We continuously strive to place our employees at the center of our thinking and elevate inclusive practices to develop and support a more engaged and productive workforce. Our journalism and operations in the service of that journalism benefit from a broad range of perspectives, from all backgrounds, at all levels of the organization. Diversity is essential to honest, authentic, accurate storytelling and reportage; creating an institution in which all voices are encouraged, valued, and heard.
New York Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving the goal of equal employment opportunity for all. Applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions without regard to mental or physical disability, race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship status, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, employment status or any protected federal, state, or local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
About The Takeaway
Carried on more than 275 public radio stations across the country and listened to by thousands more on digital platforms, The Takeaway offers a unique perspective on news, politics, culture, and society. The Takeaway seeks to serve the broad diversity of America with empathy, rigor, and joy. If you are passionate about public media, the show and its mission, and the organization’s approach to journalism resonates with you, we want to hear from you!
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