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Associate Producer, POTUS - Part Time

Sirius XM

Sirius XM

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Who We Are

SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SiriusXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories and music they love wherever they are.

This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically-acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees plays a vital part in bringing SiriusXM’s vision to life every day.

SiriusXM is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM’s platforms collectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, sports, talk, news, comedy, entertainment and podcasts. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM's subsidiaries Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company’s advertising sales organization, which operates as SiriusXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers

How You’ll Make An Impact

Responsible for assisting with production and operations of SiriusXM’s bipartisan politics and news channel, called POTUS. Must be able to quickly respond to needs within a live studio environment, working closely with the Talent and Producers, running the sound board, screening calls, and handling pre- and post-production duties. Additional duties include pulling/editing audio clips, posting clips to social media, and helping with pre-recorded interviews. Incumbents of this position will be assigned to one show with set hours, however, they may be asked to assist elsewhere within the channel during breaking news, specials or filling-in for co-workers out.

What You’ll Do

  • Prepares show elements/news clips before LIVE show, then operates sound board for LIVE show
  • Screens listener calls into daily live talk shows
  • Pulls news clips and sound bites before, during and after broadcast
  • Implements daily tasks assigned from the Producer and Talent to meet broadcast deadlines
  • Works closely with live talent/host, communicates breaks, news clips, guest information etc. in timely direct manner
  • Assists Producer with setting up pre-taped interviews and pre-show editing.
  • Works with Producers to create/edit "Best of..." programs from archives of past shows for weekend or special re-broadcasting needs
  • May provide host with news updates and breaking stories in real time

What You’ll Need

  • BS/BA Degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience in politics/news preferred
  • Solid experience running an audio board (internship or college experience will suffice.)
  • Knowledge of broadcast systems and in-person experience with daily LIVE radio shows
  • Familiarity with politics and proficient journalism skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; ability to work under deadline pressure
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized
  • Ability to project a professional image over the phone and in person
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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