Barron’s Group is looking for a NY based host and audio journalist for its podcasting team. The host will work with Barron’s and Marketwatch newsroom reporters and editors to write and host a daily business and markets podcast. Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in audio journalism, high quality on-air presence and writing skills, plus have experience reporting business and market coverage.
Regular working hours for this role are 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and may adjust depending on news coverage needs.
Primary responsibilities include:
Hosting and writing a daily business and markets podcast
Sourcing timely news and archival audio
Helping to book external and internal interview guests and conducting interviews with reporters from Barron’s and
Fact-checking and ensuring that all journalistic and legal standards are followed
Proposing new and original ideas for timely and relevant programming
Key candidate requirements:
At least 3-5 years’ experience serving as an audio host and/or producer in a daily environment
Clear communicator with exceptional written and collaboration skills
Excellent news sense and a strong interest in markets and business
Demonstrated experience working on news and/or narrative podcasts
Ability to work early morning hours and work flexible hours as needed
Track record of hosting quality audio content efficiently under tight deadline constraints
Bonus points for being adept with operating studio boards as well as field equipment
Bonus points for experience with audio editing in Adobe Audition and/or Pro Tools software
All interested candidates should submit a cover letter clearly outlining how their skills and experience meet or exceed the key candidate requirements, along with audio links that represent the type of work described. This is a 6 month contract role (with potential of extension).
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Business Area: BG - OFFICE
Job Category: Contingent Workers
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Req ID: 21989