Audio Producer, Today In Focus

London, United Kingdom

Job Description

Guardian Media Group (GMG) is a leading global media organisation, the publisher of the Guardian, which celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2021, the Observer and, which attracts over 200 million global unique browsers each month. We are renowned for our ground-breaking independent journalism and our award-winning digital products.
We are now looking for an Audio producer (12 month fixed term contract or staff secondment) to plan, record and edit episodes of Today in Focus.
Working alongside our presenters Nosheen Iqbal and Michael Safi, you'll be covering the kind of stories that have ranged in recent weeks from Ukraine, to Donald Trump, to the Metropolitan Police to Roe vs Wade.
About the Role

  • Responsible for production of the Guardian's Today in Focus podcast.
  • Generating ideas for podcast episodes, researching, briefing presenters and guests for interviews, recording in studio, remotely and on location, scripting, editing and mixing to professional standards, often on tight deadlines.
  • Booking on air talent, both internal and external.
  • Working closely with senior and executive producers to guarantee the highest levels of creativity, editorial and legal standards.
About You
  • Experience of working in radio news, podcasting or audio feature making.
  • Ability to work to regular tight deadlines.
  • Experience in editing packages or documentary audio.
  • Experience with audio editing software: able to edit smoothly and accurately at pace.
  • Ability to script and edit audio documentaries.
  • Experienced in news or current affairs journalism and popular culture.
  • Ideally, you'll have a demonstrable ability to bring a diverse perspective to this role
We actively encourage applications from BAME candidates and those from other groups traditionally underrepresented in the UK media.You can see the full job description here.
How to apply
To apply, please upload your latest CV and a cover letter which outlines why you'd love to take on this role, and why you're a great match for what we're looking for.
The closing date for applications is Friday 15th July 2022.
About Us
The Guardian offers a competitive benefits package including a generous pension, healthcare, dental insurance options, cycle to work scheme and 2 paid volunteering days per year.
We have a strong commitment to your learning, development and wellbeing, with hundreds of different courses available - ranging from bite-sized e-learning courses, to on-site workshops and professional certifications.
It's the talent, energy and commitment our people bring to our business that make us who we are. Across our business we have some of the brightest and best people in media and beyond: award winning journalists, cutting edge commercial teams, industry leading digital talent and much, much more.
We are a vibrant and diverse community with many events groups and forums to get involved in. Our Kings Place offices overlook Regents Canal, with the newly-developed Coal Drops Yard, Granary Square and St Pancras Square shops, restaurants and pop-ups.
We value and respect all differences (seen and unseen) in all people at the Guardian. We aspire to have inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the audience we serve, where our people have equal access to career development opportunities, their voices are heard and can contribute to our future. The Guardian actively encourages applications from BAME candidates.
At The Guardian, many of our staff work flexibly and we will consider all requests for flexible working arrangements.Job NumberKIN0002H2LocationKings PlaceBusiness AreaEditorialEmployment TypeFull-timeJob Type: Full-time

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