Overview

Conceptualizes, develops and produces full-length or short form programs, while maintaining the channel’s creative vision. Makes decisions related to creative processes, content development and production. Exercises a high level of creativity and executes programming assignments with minimal oversight. Works independently on large, complex and high profile programs, and may be the lead Producer for an entire channel. Oversees and delegates assignments to technical staff performing editing and running audio boards, as well as Producers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Pre-Production

Works with Hosts and Program Director to design overall sound and image of program(s), consistent with platform goals
Creates, coordinates, writes and produces original programs, productions, segments, daily promos and/or specials
Researches topics and themes to write scripts, line copy, and develop show content for Hosts
Develops novel and creative ways to present content
Participates in creative meetings to brainstorm ideas, select programming content and delegate work assignments
Aggressively identifies, selects and books celebrity, expert and lifestyle guests with the programming team; oversees those assisting with guest bookings
Researches guest backgrounds, develops interview questions and pre-interviews guests
Coaches Hosts, talent and guests, and provides relevant information to Hosts for on-air interviews
Schedules program elements prior to air, ensuring that rotation and policies are followed
Develops and maintains relationships with major publicists, political figures, entertainment companies, and industry contacts who will be active in pursuing placement of guests on SIRIUS’ programs and provide show content

Production

Determines the appropriate mix of sound elements for assigned shows, and ensures that levels are mixed properly
Ensures that on-air product is up to broadcast standards before it leaves the studios
Ensures that personnel are assigned to monitor sound equipment during air time, and that clip information, music and non-music elements have been entered into audio software
Establishes programming clocks with team so that all content and advertisements are featured as planned
Trains and leads the work of Associate Producers, Production Assistants, Board Operators and Interns

Post-Production

Monitors assigned channels for quality control and reports content error and technical issues to the appropriate individuals for correction
Manages the consistent flow of communication among program staff
Reviews completed programs and leads audio editing assignments

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