Features and field producer

Carlton, Melbourne
Start Date: Immediate

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Schwartz Media

Schwartz Media’s daily news podcast, 7am, is hiring for a features and field producer.

In this role you will:

  • Report audio stories from the field
  • Assist Schwartz Media print reporters in adapting their work for audio, including field producing throughout their reporting, and structuring their work for long-form podcast episodes
  • Take existing interview and other tape, and help structure and mix material into audio documentaries for podcast
  • Assist with sound design, scoring and mixing feature episodes for our narrative news podcast, increasing our capacity for innovation in audio storytelling
  • Mix episodes to completion on a regular basis (using ProTools), and assist with the show’s daily operations.

About 7am:

7am is a daily news podcast from the publisher of The Monthly and The Saturday Paper. It tells the news through in-depth interviews and sharp analysis.

Hosted by Peabody Award–winning journalist Elizabeth Kulas, 7am is a smart, strong, character-driven account of the big story of the day: the background, who’s involved, and why it matters. This is news with narrative, every weekday.

Applicants should send a CV and a sample of their work to [email protected].

Schwartz Media is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building an inclusive workplace, one that values new ideas and diverse thinking. We encourage applications from First Nations People, people of colour, people with disabilities, and people from the trans and queer communities.