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Podcast Associate Producer

Podcast Associate Producer

From $60,000 To $72,000
Remote (US only)

Posted 6 days ago

Situation Room Studios is looking for a dynamic audio/video wizard with strong storytelling skills to oversee and produce all aspects of our hit suite of podcasts. The ideal candidate will instinctively understand what narratives translate to social media for the biggest impact and audience growth. The job is based in Washington, D.C., or Los Angeles, but willing to consider remote work for the right candidate.

Duties & Responsibilities

Oversees all aspects of producing podcasts in the news, politics, media, global affairs space including but not limited to: finds, pitches, books & coordinates guests including travel, researches topics and angles, preps all talent, generates scripts

Edits video and audio & uploads shows to audio and video hosting sites, runs social channels, generating and uploading clips, copy and imagery, plus other tasks as assigned.

Tracks engagement and growth metrics on platforms

May include travel and attending events and weekend/evening hours.

Required Skills & Abilities

Required: Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, political science or similar; must be able to edit video and audio, familiarity with Megaphone, Chartable, YouTube and other video and audio podcasting platforms; good with social media; skilled writer and publisher; organized and entrepreneurial; solid communication skills.

Preferred: 1-2 years experience as a production assistant or administrative assistant in media or politics or in a newsroom; Ability to make cold calls and pitch ideas.


Kaiser Permanente Health Insurance paid in full.

Company retirement plan, eligibility after 1 year of employment.

$50/month personal electronic subsidy.

Paid-time off / Paid holidays

Year-end bonus eligibility based on work review.

Business development bonus for new business brought into the firm.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and references to

More on Situation Room Studios:

Situation Room Studios, a division of Global Situation Room, produces some of the leading podcasts in the market. First is a hit international public affairs podcast. The program delves into the most important international news issues of the day. With more than a million downloads and reaching the top charts in over 90 countries, the show has featured influential global leaders including former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, former CIA Director General Michael Hayden, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, along with CNN’s Clarissa Ward and more. The second podcast is a domestic politics podcast hosted by Johanna Maska, former Director of Press Advance for President Obama’s White House and one of his early campaign staffers. The show explores crucial topics on the national stage, the 2024 presidential race, and how to navigate today’s polarized political environment. The third podcast focuses on media, tech, and marketing. The podcast breaks news and brings insights into the most important stories of the week, while looking at media and marketing news and trends from a global perspective.

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