This is a radio job, but might be of interest to some D-Worders who
also have radio experience. Even if you are not interested in the
job, they also accept freelance program submissions. Check out their
website for guidelines.
The National Radio Project (NRP), producer of the weekly show Making
Contact, seeks a highly motivated individual with strong radio
production and journalism skills to join our team as a full-time
NRP, a 10-year old, non-profit, independent media group, is
committed to high quality reporting on critical issues while
highlighting voices, perspectives, and solutions not often heard in
mass media. Making Contact is currently aired by 160 radio stations
in the U.S., Canada, South Africa, and Indonesia. For more
information, please our website at radioproject.org.
The Associate Producer reports to and works directly with the
National Radio Project's Director of Production and Training. This
is a detail-oriented job that requires both strong radio production
skills and administrative skills. The Associate Producers primary
responsibility is to mix and package the Making Contact weekly show.
Responsibilities and tasks include:
Mixing the weekly show, editing audio, arranging interviews,
researching, writing show scripts, and mixing and engineering
Overseeing the weekly post-production checklist: creating show
documents, converting audio for the web, and burning cds.
Coordinating weekly mailings to radio stations with NRP's
administrative department. Managing archival materials and supplies.
Recording, writing, editing, narrating, and mixing in-house segments
on a regular basis.
Working with the Director of Production and Training in the framing
and coordination of Making Contact shows.
Assist the Director of Production and Training in the supervision and
development of interns and volunteers.
* At least two-years experience working in the field of radio
* Able to work under deadline pressure
* Excellent writing, interviewing, and oral communication skills
* Solid computer and digital audio editing skills
* Strong analysis of policy and current affairs
Considered a plus:
* Ability to speak languages in addition to English
* Familiarity with community-based organizations
Application Deadline: Monday, April 12, 2004, no later than 5 p.m..
Expected start date, May 1st. Salary: $32-35K, depending on
experience, plus benefits, including health.
Send via POSTAL MAIL a cover letter, resume, 3 references, radio
script writing sample, and an audio sample of your work (CD or
cassette) to Director of Production and Training Aimee Pomerleau.
1714 Franklin Street, #100-251, Oakland, CA 94612, NO PHONE CALLS,
Aimee Pomerleau, Director of Production and Training
National Radio Project/Making Contact