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Producer, Morning Show

Producer, Morning Show

Full-time

Posted 2 months ago

About Arcana Audio

Arcana Audio is a newly launched independent production company that specializes in crafting top-tier original podcasts and branded audio. We partner with networks, platforms, publishers, and studios to develop bold, ambitious, listener-first projects that advance the medium — whether showcasing a story that no one else is telling, elevating new host talent, or experimenting with formats.We are looking for a skilled, creative, and kind Senior Producer to join our team as we develop our next slate of shows. People who enjoy working in a highly collaborative, team-oriented manner will thrive here. Our employees come from diverse backgrounds, embrace experimentation, and support one another.

The Team

Arcana Audio is developing a new daily morning show elevating women’s voices and perspectives, in partnership with a major Hollywood production company. Every weekday, the team will work together to produce a variety of segments, from interviews with celebrity guests to pop culture talk to segments on wellness, books, fashion, and more. The production team and hosts are based in Los Angeles and record the show in-studio in Burbank. The producers, hosts, and engineer will work together closely to create segments that are engaging and playful. 

The Job

The Producer owns segment production from start to finish, working under the supervision of the Senior Producer and with the support of the Associate Producer. They manage multiple segments in various stages of production at once, including pitching ideas, booking guests, writing and editing scripts, directing tracking, cutting tape, and delivering assemblies to the Mixing Engineer. They stay up-to-date on the latest trends and stories in pop culture and take responsibility for finding and booking guests who exemplify the show’s values and tone. As the Producer is the muscle of the morning show, this role calls for someone with a sharp editorial and technical ear, paired with the creativity to keep the show fresh while producing outstanding segments every day.

What You’ll Do

  • Work collaboratively with the show team, hosts, and engineer to assist in all facets of daily production
  • During the development step, the Producer will help create, refine, and iterate upon segment ideas
  • Help Senior producer to direct segment tapings, providing constructive feedback and notes for hosts in real time
  • Create and maintain show rundowns, call-lists, and additional prep required for daily recordings
  • Draft and edit scripts and/or promos
  • Research and pitch segments, pre-interview and book guests, and prep hosts for daily live-to-tape recordings and pre-taped interviews
  • Coordinate and produce interviews

     

  • Provide notes on editorial and audio quality for segment edits
  • Pull audio elements and assets for segments
  • Cut and edit audio in Pro Tools, assisting engineer in preparing segments for broadcast]\
  • Occasional late/early morning hours may be required

What You Have

  • A minimum of five years of experience in daily live broadcast, producing audio for radio or podcasts, or on a daily show
  • Experience developing new shows
  • A demonstrated interest in pop culture, social media trends, and a solid news sense
  • Experience editing audio in Pro Tools, writing scripts, and being edited
  • Experience booking and coordinating guest interviews
  • Experience directing/working with hosts
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work under strict deadlines
  • The ability to think clearly and stay calm under pressure
  • An eye for detail
  • Strong written and communication skills

This is a full-time role based in Los Angeles, CA that requires in-office collaboration. Employees at Arcana Audio are offered competitive salary commensurate with experience, as well as comprehensive benefits, including generous PTO and health insurance.

To apply for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and several examples of work you’re proud of to jobs@arcana.co. Use the subject line “Morning Show Senior Producer – [LAST NAME]” when sending.

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