Pinkston
Posted Apr 12, 2022

Podcast Writer, Producer, Audio Engineer

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At Pinkston, our digital team is made up of inventive, digitally-minded creators who understand nuances of journalistic and news reporting cornerstones while providing informative, useful, and fun narratives.

We are looking for candidates with creativity and prowess who will be the backbone of the audio content produced by our company. You will be managing all aspects of podcast production from concept to recording to mixing and publication. This is the ground floor and you’re in charge. This role will serve as the producer for all elements of pre-production, production, and distribution of client podcasts - this includes managing and producing content for publication on all platforms as well as all aspects of audio production. You will be part of a team focused on developing a diverse slate of original audio content.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Responsible for all aspects of audio production: scheduling, interviewing, recording, assembling, mixing, and publication of episodes, including recording interviews (occasionally in the field and at events when necessary).
  • Help conceive story ideas, develop a narrative structure for stories, and build complex narrative stories
  • Conduct pre interviews and develop storylines out of interviews
  • Incorporate feedback from the creative team
  • Finalize technical aspects of podcasts
  • Manage the production schedule of shows (theme selection, scripts, recording, sponsorship spots, etc)
  • Responsible for the final check as each episode goes live on platforms
  • Communicate regularly and in a timely manner with client/creative team
  • Contribute fresh compelling ideas
  • Collaborate with creative team to plan the arc of podcast seasons
  • Help build and shape an expanding portfolio of podcasts within our team

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • 2-3 years of audio production experience working in radio or podcasting.
  • Education and background in audio engineering is preferred
  • Strong audio editing skills and experience with audio editing software
  • Knowledge of best practices for multi-track audio editing
  • Abilities to produce short and long-form content
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Ability to maintain a high attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience recording in a studio setting as well as in the field
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Interviewing and writing skills are a strong plus
  • Writing/Editing and Journalism experience a major plus

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@pinkston.co