Producer, Patriot

Washington D.C.
Mar 17, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time

Position Summary:

Producer will be responsible for all aspects involved in producing a successful daily talk show on Sirius XM Patriot including studio/technical operations, promotion, production, guest booking, and research.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with host, and senior members of the programming team to generate interesting show topics and guests that will create lively dialogue that engages the interests of the audience.
  • Book studio and telephone interviews, conduct pre-interviews with guests and prepare pre materials for host.
  • Follow format and provide host with feedback.
  • Oversee the social media presence for the show.
  • Plan segments, topics and develop editorial calendar for the show.
  • Promote the show, the channel and the company positively on and off the air to maximize the growth of subscribers and listeners.
  • Contribute specials and event coverage in addition to regular daily show, and participate in breaking news coverage.
  • Meet with the VP of the channel on a weekly basis to review and establish on-going goals for the channel.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Previous production experience within radio and/or live studio environment preferred.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Excellent communicator.
  • Must have strong guest booking skills, including strong relationships with publicists.
  • Strong experience in current events and politics.
  • An understanding of what the Patriot brand means.
  • Skillful at working with talent, artists and high profile individuals.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.
  • Must be willing to work morning-show hours.

Technical Skills:

  • Solid production skills with a strong working knowledge of audio equipment necessary for on-air and production execution.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.