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Producer 1, All Things Considered

Producer 1, All Things Considered

From $97,500 To $100,000

Posted 4 months ago


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This is a union represented role covered under the terms of a collective bargaining agreement with SAG-AFTRA.


  • Initiates, plans and produces program material for that day’s show and for future shows
  • Consistently generates timely and thoughtful story/interview ideas.
  • Reports and writes for broadcast and publication
  • Works in the field with reporters and hosts as assigned (including projects requiring extensive research and editorial judgment.)
  • Ability to work proficiently on digital platforms; ability to adapt to changes in equipment, software and workflow.
  • Ability to work quickly and independently
  • Ability to communicate clearly with staff in other departments at NPR to coordinate coverage
  • Demonstrated news judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Able to work in-person on-site, as well as remotely, and on various shifts as assigned

The above duties and responsibilities are not an exhaustive list of required responsibilities, duties and skills. Other duties may be assigned, and this job description can be modified at any time.


  • At least four years of broadcast experience including experience working across platforms
  • At least four years of experience in daily news production
  • At least four years experience in editorial decision making with demonstrated ability to exercise solid, independent news judgment.
  • Familiarity with a range of subject areas such as world news, business, science, and arts.
  • Demonstrated excellence in news writing and copy-editing, especially on deadline.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously under stringent timeframes, with changing priorities/conditions.
  • Understanding of journalistic ethics.
  • Proficiency with digital and multimedia production
  • Passion for connecting with diverse audiences on a range of platforms


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in work experience


  • Hybrid Permitted: This is a hybrid permitted role. Some aspects of this role include duties that are better performed at an NPR facility. The employee will be required to be onsite at the Washington, DC office at least 10 days a year. The employee must also reside in an NPR supported location based on the number of onsite days they choose.


  • This is a full time, exempt position.


Salary Range: The U.S. based anticipated salary range for this opportunity is $97,500 – $100,000 plus benefits. The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum salaries NPR expects to provide for new hires for the position across all US locations.

Benefits: NPR offers access to comprehensive benefits for employees and dependents. Regular, full-time employees scheduled to work 30 hours or more per week are eligible to enroll in NPR’s benefits options. Benefits include access to health and wellness, paid time off, and financial well-being. Plan options include medical, dental, vision, life/ accidental death and dismemberment, long-term disability, short-term disability, and voluntary retirement savings to all eligible NPR employees.

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The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum salaries NPR expects to provide for new hires for the position across all US locations.
NPR Pay Range
$97,500$100,000 USD

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