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New York Times Associate Producer in New York, New York

Job Description

New York Times Opinion is ramping up its audio ambitions. The medium is ideal for showcasing unique, diverse and provocative voices and conversations, which have long been at the core of our mission.

The Associate Producer will assist producers on the teams making our flagship debate show, The Argument, and our upcoming new podcast with Kara Swisher. This is the ideal job for someone who thrives in a start-up environment, loves being on the ground floor, and can excel in tackling multiple tasks in a fast-paced news setting. A love of collaboration is a must.

Responsibilities include:

  • Logging and cutting tape in Pro Tools

  • Transcribing interviews

  • Booking interviews

  • Doing research and interview prep

  • Assisting with recordings in studio and in the field

  • Coordinating studio bookings and tape synchers

  • Cutting voice tracks and select tape from interviews

  • Tracking down archival audio

  • Building episode scenes, working closely with more senior producers

  • Participating in story meetings, pitch meetings and group edits

  • Building episode pages in the CMS and writing social copy.

This is a Guild Position

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.

Help shape the future of The New York Times

This is an important moment to work at The Times. Across the organization, we're taking advantage of the changing media landscape to pioneer a new era of journalism. With high-quality, original reporting at our core, we’re thinking more creatively about our reader relationships and how to deliver new and relevant offerings and experiences. We’re telling stories differently and playing with emerging formats like 360 video and VR. And we’re building a diverse and collaborative culture that can keep up with the rigors of the modern-day news cycle.

Home to world-class talent

To create journalism and supporting products that stand apart, we must recruit the finest talent in the world. Journalists, data designers, videographers, agile marketers, art directors, and many others, we’re looking for people at all stages of their careers to bring different perspectives and practices to our teams. Together, we can make our journalism more insightful, meaningful and essential to the daily lives and understanding of people around the world.

Employee-driven benefits

If you see a job opening here that might be a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply. We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, paid parental leave and much more.

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