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Senior Producer, Morning Show

Senior Producer, Morning Show

Full-time

Posted 6 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

We’re hiring an experienced, self-motivated Senior Producer to help us develop and produce a new daily morning show. The Senior Producer will play an important role in shaping the show’s tone and devising its workflow. During piloting and after the show’s launch, they will work collaboratively with the show team to produce strong segments on tight deadlines.

They will support the Executive Producers in all facets of production and team management. This involves show planning and scheduling guests, pitching ideas, booking, editing scripts, and working closely with the EPs to oversee day-to-day production of the show. The Senior Producer will direct tapings, ensuring segments come together smoothly in support of the show and team. The ideal candidate has daily production experience and an interest in and aptitude for growth as a team leader. In addition, the Senior Producer is someone who is comfortable working on a fast-paced show, and has a knack for working with host talent.

What You’ll Do

  • Help manage day-to-day production of the show, as well as supervise the segment producers’ daily tasks

  • Build trusting relationships with hosts and direct hosts during live-to-tape recordings, providing constructive feedback and notes in real time to hosts and show team

  • Research and pitch segments, book guests, and coordinate recordings

  • Draft and edit scripts and/or promos

  • Help Producer to prepare hosts for daily recordings and produce pre-taped interviews

  • Provide notes on segments and help guide the production team in executing on feedback

  • Cut and edit audio in Pro Tools, as needed

  • Maintain a streamlined programming schedule in order to manage scope of work and delivery expectations

  • Assist Executive Producers with staffing decisions

  • Occasional late/early morning hours may be required

What You Have

  • A minimum of seven years of experience producing audio for radio or podcasts; daily show experience strongly preferred

  • Experience working in development

  • Confidence working closely with talent

  • Demonstrated ability to pitch and execute segments for a daily show

  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, manage one’s own time, and multitask 

  • An interest and aptitude for growth as a team leader

  • Excellent written and communication skills

  • Demonstrated passion for news and pop culture, whether in video, audio, and/or written content

  • Proficiency in creating assemblies in ProTools

  • An eye for detail, a proactive, solution-oriented mindset, enthusiasm for the morning show format, and self-direction

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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