Producer, Pivot with Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway (Huntington)


: $116,160.00 - $116,160.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Entertainment

Vox Media is the leading independent modern media company. Known for building the best media brands and the technology that enables them, we are committed to building a better future for the industry and getting the future of media right. Vox Medias editorial networks include Vox, The Verge, SB Nation, Eater, Polygon, Recode, and Curbed. Our diverse storytelling and advertising businesses include the Concert publisher-led marketplace, the Vox Creative brand studio, the Chorus publishing platform, and the companys entertainment division Vox Media Studios, which includes the Vox Media Podcast Network and Epic.

The Vox podcast team produces category-leading talk podcasts, including Recode Decode with Kara Swisher, Pivot with Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway, The Ezra Klein Show, The Weeds and Recode Media. Our talk shows are a venue for top thinkers to help further our mission of explaining the news, and the world.

What youll do:

Youll produce one of Vox Medias top news podcasts, Pivot with Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway, a show for people who want original insights, critiques of power/the powerful and new ways to understand todays business and tech landscape. You will work closely with the shows hosts, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway, to identify the top tech and business news stories of the week, find smart voices to bring on the show, live direct and oversee the final product. Youll also be responsible for curating metrics and editorial insights and communicating them back to the host in a regular feedback loop.

This job will benefit from a creative mindset with a deep interest in tech, business, Silicon Valley and venture culture. The right person is creative, detail oriented and has entrepreneurial instincts for how to bring Pivot to a wider audience. Comfort working in a fast-paced environment and ability to pivot quickly are also key qualities were seeking.

The right candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, cross-functional, team oriented environment.

This is a full time position based in New York City.

What youll bring:

  • Experience working with and managing top on-air talent
  • Experience producing audio content as part of a fast-moving, collaborative team under deadline pressure
  • A portfolio that demonstrates an ear for great tape and inventive approaches to the talk show format
  • An intellectual interest in the rise of podcasts and techniques that can work to bring shows to new audiences
  • What youll do:

  • Produce Pivot two times a week
  • Coordinate with studio teams, talent and engineers for tapings
  • Provide hands on editorial direction via segment ideas and script development
  • Collaborate with Vox Media Podcast Network to find experimental ways to expand the audience
  • Collaborate with the Vox audience engagement team to encourage conversation around the show topics
  • Be the key point of contact for Live Pivots
  • Keep an eye on quantitative and qualitative metrics, weekly stats on show performance to hosts
  • In addition to your resume and cover letter, include:

  • Three topic ideas for Pivot with Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway
  • Two segment ideas you think would be perfect for Pivot with Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway
  • Two places you would want Pivot Live to record
  • One recommendation for improving Pivot with Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway
  • About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefitsincluding flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and funand who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

    Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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