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The Globe and Mail is seeking an experienced Senior Producer to manage and oversee The Globe’s daily news podcast, The Decibel. This is a full-time management position located in Toronto.
The ideal candidate is an audio journalist and creative thinker who is passionate about news and podcasting, is a good people manager and enjoys working in a collaborative environment.
This is a great opportunity to continue growing a show that is near and dear to The Globe and its community.
- Manage and lead a team of 4 audio journalists and a Host
- Lead daily production of The Decibel, including staffing, scripting, legal and logistical issues of the production
- Conceptualize and create best-in-class content on a wide range of topics
- Work closely with the host and team to establish assignments and deliverables
- Collaborate with journalists, editors and other staff from across the newsroom, including National, Foreign, Report on Business, Programming and Audience to identify the best stories for The Decibel and the best way to reach our audience
- Direct team and provide guidance, support and best practices in an inclusive, collaborative culture
- Meet realistic but ambitious growth goals
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in content development and production for podcast, radio or audio journalism with:
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related area
- A portfolio that demonstrates an ear for compelling and impactful storytelling
- Strong editorial judgement and the ability to produce compelling, and thought-provoking podcasts
- Experience coaching and developing talent
- Deep understanding of the level of production required for each episode. Knowledge of Audition would be an asset.
- Exceptional communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills
- Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- A passion for podcasting and belief in The Globe’s brand with ideas on how to leverage the journalism to grow The Decibel
- A voracious news diet, including Canadian politics and business
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All offers of employment with The Globe and Mail are conditional upon the candidate being Fully Vaccinated. To be Fully Vaccinated is defined as someone who has received the full series of a vaccine or a combination of vaccines accepted by the Government of Canada (currently Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen) and has received the last dose at least 14 days prior to their start date. To prove they are Fully Vaccinated, all new hires will be required to provide evidence by emailing a copy of their vaccine dose administration receipt(s) to Human Resources prior to their start date. Those seeking exemption based on one or more of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code will need to provide their request for accommodation to Human Resources for approval. If the accommodation request is not approved and the candidate is not Fully Vaccinated, any offer of employment will be revoked.
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