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City Lights Associate Producer
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City Lights Associate Producer

• Emerging Level

Summary

WABE seeks a full-time associate producer for City Lights with Lois Reitzes, a daily radio program and podcast that focuses on the metro Atlanta arts and culture community.

Category Associate Producer 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 19, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

City Lights explores the ways in which people express themselves creatively through 
music, theater, dance, pop culture, and the visual arts. 

Candidates should be strongly motivated to share stories on the arts, have the ability to 
self-start, pitch story ideas, and have a passion for cultural events and creators both
locally and beyond. This position requires excellent skills in writing, producing, 
organization, verbal communication, editing, multitasking and time management. 
Individual must be curious and be willing to seek out ideas that may become stories.

Duties and Accountabilities:
• Produces multi-platform content for the broadcast and digital presence of City 
Lights and other programming related to the arts.
• Identifies and researches topics of interest and pitches interview/story ideas.
• Works with show producers to find and book guests, gather bios, research topics, 
and provide all necessary information for appearances on show.
• Pre-interviews guests and writes interview scripts for host.
• Writes copy to turn daily interview segments/feature stories into engaging digital 
content.
• Produces remote field recordings using professional audio equipment. 
• Mixes interview audio using digital software (Adobe Audition), demonstrating multi-track editing ability. 
• Identifies and downloads music, film, and television clips as needed for production. 
• Collaborates with digital, television, and podcast departments to producer or 
enhance cross-platform content.
• Contributes to the execution of live events or broadcasts.
• Participates in radio fundraising activities and related production as needed.
• Trains towards higher-level producer duties.

Credentials/Education Required:
• Four-year college degree in journalism/communications or other applicable field 
preferred; equivalent experience in the field of radio production or digital media 
production can be considered.
• Two to three years of experience in radio or podcast production with duties similar to 
this job description.
• Demonstrated strong writing skills.
• Experience working with digital audio editing software (Adobe Audition or other).
• Experience working with WordPress or similar content management system.
• Familiarity with public radio programming is required. Previous public radio 
experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities:
• Willingness to work in a collegial and respectful manner to enhance a team-based 
atmosphere, utilizing effective communication and interpersonal skills. 
• Excellent organizational skills to work in a multi-platform news operation.
• Understanding of today’s digital media landscape and how content can be 
produced to serve several audiences across various platforms.
• Ease in working under deadline pressure.
• Demonstrated knowledge of journalistic principles, ethics, and standards. 
• Ability to think and plan strategically, solve problems, and take direction as required.
• Able to build and maintain strong relationships and represent program internally and 
externally.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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