Senior Producer (VICE AUDIO)

VICE Media

Multiple Locations


0 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
<p><strong>SENIOR Producer, PODCAST VWN Series &amp; Weekly</strong><strong><br><br></strong></p>
<p><strong>ABOUT VICE MEDIA GROUP</strong></p>
<p><a href="https://company.vice.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the world’s largest independent youth media company.  Launched in 1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 21 offices around the world.  VICE's content has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts &amp; Sciences, Peabodys, Golden Globes, Sundance Film Festival, George Polk, Scripps Howard, PEN Center, Cannes Lions, Knight Foundation, American Society of Magazine Editors, LA Press Club, James Beard and Webbys, among others. </span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group’s portfolio includes</span><a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Refinery29</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women;</span><a href="https://www.pulsefilms.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">  </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">PULSE Films</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin; </span><a href="https://i-d.vice.com/en_us"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">i-D</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture; and</span><a href="https://garage.vice.com/en_us"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Garage</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a digital platform and biannual publication converging the worlds of art and design.</span></p>
<p><strong>VICE x Team</strong></p>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Today there is an endless stream of stories from around the world that deserve our attention--VICE Audio uses the intimacy and urgency of narrative storytelling to explore the most important issues of our time. </span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Audio is responsible for the global production of VICE podcasts.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Audio story editors work as a team to tell immersive stories tied to a wide range of issues. We are audio-first, vérité focused, and borderless.  </span> </li>
</ul>
<p><strong>Scope of Assignment x You</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Audio is producing several new limited series and a new weekly show with narrative documentary style and a global lens. We are seeking experienced story editors to shape and elevate our reporting and narrative storytelling. </span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Story editor serves as both senior editorial voice and managing director of the series. As such, they will be responsible for crafting the narrative arc and vision for a single story and/or across an entire series. Story editor will also help manage and shape the work of producers as well as other aspects of show production such as host/reporter coaching, setting and sticking to the production calendar, working with sound designers as well as coordinating between VICE Audio and other departments. You will be tasked with </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">ensuring that the production team is working collaboratively and constructively. Within the first 6 months you will be responsible for delivering 1 - 2 shows to full completion. </span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to give effective and precise feedback and direction a must. A keen ear for tape-driven storytelling and a desire to push the boundaries of the audio medium essential. </span></p>
<p><strong>Qualifications </strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have these:</span></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">At least 5+ years of experience producing and/or editing audio for radio or podcasts </span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Background in journalism ideal</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong ability to structure a compelling and unique audio story, both editorially and technically (ProTools experience required).</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to lead a production team and guide producers and APs.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to clearly communicate deadlines, expectations and editorial direction.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong mastery of production and ability to multitask and run more than one project at a time.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working on a tight production schedule and translating ideas into action.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Self-direction and strong leadership skills.</span> </li>
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<p><strong>Working at VICE</strong></p>
<p>VICE prioritizes the ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don’t just “tolerate” differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business. To learn more read the<a href="https://viceguideto.vice.com/"> <strong>VICE Guide to VICE</strong></a></p>
<p><strong>Agencies: </strong>VICE Media Group is not partnering with agencies nor accepts unsolicited resumes and will not responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes and/or applicants.</p>
<p><strong>Equal Employment Opportunities:</strong> VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity.  At VICE, we understand that inclusion and divers