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Podcast Producer

NBC Sports Group

Location: Bethesda, MD
Job Status: Full-Time
Posted/Updated: 1/9/2020

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Role Definition

The Freelance Podcast producer will report to the Director, Original Content, Audio & Video and work on all NBC Sports Washington's podcast shows, including show content/structure, distribution and promotion. The ideal candidate will have experience working as a producer within a best-in-class podcast network, and demonstrates an understanding of how to properly scale the product.


  • Develop and implement multi-platform podcast strategy that includes live-streaming, remote shows and video shooting/distribution
  • Oversee the production of each podcast, including building and executing an organized show rundown, booking guests, and editing and posting content to relevant audio, video and social media platforms.
  • Use analytics to clearly communicate best practices and give timely feedback to podcast hosts and other staff
  • Coordinate with digital leadership and the assignment desk to manage a weekly schedule that covers show recording times, guest call-ins and other relevant information
  • Coordinate with Sales to ensure sponsors' needs are being met and to present new opportunities
  • Work with Marketing and Communications on a podcast promotion strategy, including booking NBC Sports Washington talent on other prominent podcasts and radio programs


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • At least two (2) years producing audio content that's also distributed on video and social media
  • Proven proficiency in audio and video editing tools (Zoom, Sony and Adobe preferred)
  • Ability to shoot video using a DSLR camera
  • Demonstrated understanding of social media and how it can build podcast engagement
  • Experience building show rundowns, and successfully communicating and executing them
  • Knowledge of current Bay Area sports and how national sports news affects local teams

Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in the Washington, DC metropolitan area
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment, preferably in a fast-paced newsroom and/or production company
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to prioritize and make critical programming decisions under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively with both technical and editorial personnel


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