Editor/Producer, Audio Innovations Studio

March 19, 2021

The Editor/Producer leads the development of features and pilots produced by the Audio Innovations Studio, from initial pitch to final product. Works across all services to ensure the most effective and impactful content. The Editor/Producer will work with the Audio Innovations team to steer podcasts, documentaries and other audio products from reporting to story scripting and presentation, to powerful use of sound.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Executive Producer, Audio Innovations Studio, and Editor, Audio Innovations Studio, to ensure best practices, optimal decision making and use of resources in production and in planning stages.
  • Act as primary content editor and oversee producers on long-form audio projects.
  • Guides longform storytelling -- including feedback on reporting plans, multiple script drafts and mixes, and final mixes.
  • Pitches and produces stories and projects, including contributions to our existing shows and pilots in development.
  • Capable of handling all stages of the production process: pitching, planning, interview scripting, interview production, story structure, scripting, revising, mixing.
  • Works to book interviews with diverse voices for CPR’s reporting and storytelling.
  • Collaborate with News editors and service leaders on editorial integrity of News and Music productions.
  • Lead training and development of long-form audio skills within the Audio Innovations teams and CPR’s content services.

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Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years strong journalism and/or documentary experience, including project management.
  • Demonstrated skill producing audio and mixing.
  • Minimum of two years developing and editing audio content with proven reach and impact. Understands the production sensibilities of podcasting and how to incorporate longform storytelling approaches.
  • Minimum of two years experience coordinating/collaborating with audio hosts, reporters, producers, sound designers.

Application Requirements:

To apply, submit a cover letter that includes where you learned of the job opening, resume, and three professional references to hr@cpr.org with "Editor/Producer" in the subject line. Please also include links to samples of your work or projects you have led.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

No phone calls or drop ins please.

Salary Range:

$75,000-$90,000

Benefits Summary:

Colorado Public Radio is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our culture of caring. Our employees have access to: 100 percent employer paid individual health, dental, life, and disability coverage; an outstanding paid family medical leave policy plus paid holidays and a very generous sick, vacation, and personal time off plan; voluntary offerings such as vision; a competitive retirement plan match with no waiting or vesting periods; flexible schedules; engagement and development opportunities; and a casual atmosphere.

Colorado Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer and encourages workplace diversity.