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Collingwood, VIC
Start Date: July 2022

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Schwartz Media

Schwartz Media is seeking a producer to join the expanding team of 7am, our daily news podcast. The successful candidate will have a deep love of audio storytelling, a sophisticated relationship with the news, a strong sense of narrative, and a spirit of innovation and excellence. A level of comfort working calmly and creatively to meet daily deadlines is a must. Experience in Pro Tools is desired.

The producer would:

  • Help our team produce high-quality daily audio stories to tight deadlines. This includes participating in story planning, studio producing, cutting tape and editing episodes to completion.
  • Contribute to the editorial direction and planning of 7am stories, with a demonstrated understanding of the news environment.
  • Be open to field producing where required, gathering necessary tape and structuring reporting into long-form podcast episodes.
  • Add to the capacity for innovation in audio storytelling.

Schwartz Media is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all backgrounds, including First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, trans and queer people, and people with disability.

This is a full-time position based at our offices in Collingwood, Victoria.

Applicants should send a sample of work along with a CV and cover letter to [email protected] by Friday, July 1 outlining why their motivation, skills and experience make them the right fit for this role.

A note on our vaccination policy:

Schwartz Media is an essential news service. We have a duty under the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws to eliminate, or if that is not reasonably practicable, minimise the risk of exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace. Please note, if successful for an interview we will request a copy of your Immunisation History Statement, or alternatively a copy of your COVID-19 Digital Certificate. We do accept medical exemptions based on recognised contraindication (an allergy or reaction to an approved vaccine) that is recognised by the manufacturer of that vaccine. For further information about our vaccination policy and document requirements, please contact [email protected]