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WHY BYU BROADCASTING?

As part of BYU Broadcasting, you will be part of a world-class organization with the opportunity to work in a top-of-the-line facility. Download the BYUtv and BYUradio apps and view our entertaining, inspiring content. You will work in a fast-paced, collaborative, creative environment with others who are driven to create amazing work. You will receive many tangible and intangible benefits: Medical, Dental, Life, Long-term Disability, OAD&D, and retirement. For more information, please go to the Benefits website at: https://hrs.byu.edu/employee-benefits.

 

Job Summary

BYUradio is looking for an organized, highly motivated, story-driven audio producer to assist in the production of The Lisa Show, BYUradio’s premiere relationship, parenting and joyful living podcast. As a Senior Producer, you would work with a talented and collaborative production team to shape, script and edit episodes, make assignments, mentor student producers, and ensure the show is delivering the highest quality storytelling possible. You should, first and foremost, be a gifted writer and storyteller. You must also be a strong manager and coach; a kind, creative and deadline-oriented leader; and have experience working collaboratively in a team environment. This position will build on The Lisa Show’s success as a humor filled, warm hearted gathering place for women of all ages, as it transitions to a weekly, in-depth podcast integrating innovative types of audio storytelling.

https://www.byuradio.org/lisa

 

Essential Functions

1. Radio Program Development / Production 

    • Control all aspects of the creation, production, and development of one or more BYUradio program(s). Includes, but is not limited to:
      • Develop episodes – Identifying topics, shaping narrative arc, selecting and vetting guests.
      • Write scripts
      • Edit scripts in collaboration with the rest of The Lisa Show team
      • Guide student producers
      • Produce and edit recorded interviews (will use studio microphone and mixing boards, Adobe Audition)
      • Collaborate with post-production on episode sound design
      • Write web descriptions
      • Manage communication with episode guests
    • Develop innovative new ways to tell stories that can elevate the show
    • Participate in ongoing evaluation and improvement of the show
    • Create and manage episode timeline and production

2. Podcast Marketing and Distribution

    • Lead communication around marketing and distribution of podcast.
      • Work with marketing to manage The Lisa Show’s presence on BYUradio.org and podcast platforms. Maintain quality and consistency of podcast brand on all platforms.
      • Work with marketing to promote the shows on all available media, including web and social media
    • Assist key stakeholders in the organization with discoverability efforts, to make the show as easy as possible to find on internal and external platforms and towards continued audience growth
    • Work with BYU Broadcasting business intelligence team to monitor The Lisa Show user data and identify opportunities for increased discoverability.
    • Write promo copy

3. Linear Radio Presence 

    • Oversee selection of timely archival content for curated episodes of The Lisa Show to air on 107.9 FM and Sirius XM 143
    • Oversee quality of The Lisa Show’s on-air presence
    • Maintain production archive and system for getting podcasts on air
    • Manage student team creating web descriptions for curated episodes

 

Education/Experience      

Minimum required:

  • 2 years’ experience in audio production, comedy writing, or other forms of storytelling OR equivalent combination of experience and education.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ work experience in both audio production, comedy writing, or other forms of storytelling.

 

Skills, abilities, knowledge, licenses, certifications:

  • Interest in and awareness of social issues surrounding motherhood, parenting and relationships
  • Avid consumer of female skewing podcast content
  • Sense for what is compelling and entertaining audio content
  • Sense for and ability to develop material that is both hilarious and heart-warming
  • A keen sense of story structure and story execution
  • Skill as a writer and storyteller
  • Leadership skills
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Discipline to create a well-polished show weekly
  • The humility to take direction in order to improve the show
  • An ability to make first contact with guests for the show
  • Pitch in where needed with tasks in the entire production chain
  • Strong people, communication, and negotiation skills
  • Strong editorial judgment in support of BYUradio’s aims and values, as well as solid artistic and editorial judgment
  • Strong project management skills
  • A good sense of maintaining a positive public image

 

Employee Class: Administrative

Work Location: Provo Campus

Environment: General office or other equivalently good environment

Physical Exam Required: N

Physical Exam Details:

Desired Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Close Date: 05/19/2022

Pay Level: 52

Approximate Starting Salary: $57,000 – $74,000

Documents Required at time of Application:

Required: Cover Letter, Resume
Optional: Letter of Recommendation 1

 

Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

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