Sr. Reporter / Producer, Reply All - Gimlet (Remote Eligible - North America)

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Description

We are a bi-weekly podcast that covers the internet through a mix of ambitious narrative journalism and funny, engaging conversations. We tell stories about everything from the weird and unexplained to the personal to the political, and we’re looking for someone to join our close-knit team as we continue to expand the scope and ambition of our stories.
The Job The Producer/Reporter will collaborate with other members of the team (and occasionally outside contributors) to create stories for the show. The role involves wearing many different hats.
With the support of the team, you will report your own stories. We will do our best to make your tape sing, your writing sharp, and your jokes land. We will brainstorm experiments to try together and make things none of us have made before. You will also shepherd other team members’ stories through the whole process -- brainstorming ways to inject play or surprise into a story, mapping out potential story structures, designing production plans and helping build the piece. And still other times, you will jump onto a story for just a few days to help get it over the finish line.
The ideal person for this position feels nourished by supporting others, and jumps at the opportunity to report out answers to their own questions. We’re looking for someone who has excellent judgment, sharp instincts, and is excited to grow with our team.
What You'll Do
  • Pitch stories, book guests, draft interview questions, transcribe and log audio, identify great tape, direct voice tracks, build assemblies, score stories and more
  • Report and voice your own stories
  • Give editorial feedback to stories reported by other members of the team
  • Help with the daily administrative needs of a small team

Requirements

  • A minimum of 3+ years of experience in an editorial job, ideally in audio
  • Pro Tools skills (or skills in a similar editing software)
  • The ability to create and maintain healthy boundaries
  • Exceptional communication skills
Where You'll Be
  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas region in which we have a work location.
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere options here .
This is a full-time role ; that can be done remotely, but on an East Coast schedule (10am-6pm ET). To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter. In a separate document, send us links to 2-3 pieces of work that you've directly reported or produced, with a brief explanation of your role in bringing each piece to life. Also, in one paragraph , please tell us about one moment in a radio story that you particularly liked and explain what made it special to you.

How to apply

Apply via link

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Job Details

Posted on Oct 14

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Remote OK

Full time

Mid