WBBM Podcast Producer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




WBBM Newsradio is seeking a talented digital audio producer with strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio storytelling, to join the innovative podcast sector of our station. This team works to grow audience for WBBM’s original podcasts and across all platforms: mobile web to social media to smart speakers. This is an opportunity to join an award-winning news operation that has built a large loyal listening audience over many years and now seeks to extend its reach by creating and distributing an array of new digital content. 



  • Develop, pitch, produce and edit compelling, engaging podcasts and long-form audio stories
  • Report, research and write podcast segments based on original story ideas and WBBM Newsradio’s reporting
  • Transcribe and edit tape
  • Coordinate production and logistics in studio and in the field
  • Collaborate with broadcast and digital news leads to curate and tailor broadcast audio segments for digital platforms and podcasts
  • Produce and edit social media posts and monitor individual WBBM podcast accounts
  • Publish audio stories, podcasts and short videos on all digital platforms 



  • 2-3 years of experience producing, editing, and distributing podcasts, narrative audio, and/or multimedia digital news content
  • Exceptional writing and storytelling skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe Audition or comparable non-linear digital audio editing software
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere or comparable non-linear video editing software
  • Familiarity with best practices on all social media platforms
  • Strong news judgment and ability to work under deadline pressure
  • Experience with content management/online publishing systems
  • Self-starter and team-work minded
  • Adaptable to news developments and work flow

Desired Characteristics:

  •  Passion for local news, podcasts, and audio storytelling
  •  Experience in Adobe CC Suite
  •  Heavy consumer of podcasts and digital audio streams on all platforms
  •  Social and new media master
  •  Exceptional writing skills
  •  Willingness to experiment and innovate
  •  Ability to work calmly in a fast-paced, often hectic environment
  •  Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while under deadline pressure
  • Strong organizational skills and solid work ethic
  • Excellent interpersonal skills



Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best radio broadcasting group, a leader in virtually every segment of audio, and America’s #1 creator of original, premium audio.  Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).


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