Zero Podcast Producer (Contract)

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Posted Feb 12, 2024 - Requisition No. 123134

Bloomberg is looking for an experienced podcast producer to work on Zero, a weekly interview podcast that explores the policies, tactics and clean technologies taking us to a future of zero emissions. The producer will work in concert with Zero host Akshat Rathi to develop thought-provoking episodes that help listeners understand the most salient developments in the climate and energy space, and to leverage the strength of Bloomberg Green to tell important stories with, where possible, high-profile guests. 
There will be opportunity to work on other shows in the Bloomberg Podcast portfolio, and collaborate with a larger audio team and reporters and editors in the wider newsroom. 


  •  Pitching episode and guest ideas
  •  Producing and reporting, both in the field and in the studio
  •  Supporting hosts editorially during interviews
  •  Logging tape and pulling archival
  •  Syncing, cutting interviews, tracking Show assembly, light and sound design
  •  Collaborate on scripting episodes with the ability to develop the story arc, outline, and framing of episodes
  •  Book interviews both internally and externally
  •  Building an episode assembly
  •  Implementing edits on episodes
  •  Comfortable with being on mic is a bonus
  •  Have excellent news judgement and be able to provide thoughts on the biggest business news stories of the day/ week
  •  Help manage the long-term editorial calendar and day to day production tasks Can edit for sensitivity and quality concerns

Skills and experience:

  • Experience in a newsroom environment or on projects with rigorous journalistic ethics - Reporting experience in addition to experience with production tasks 
  •  Experience with field, remote and in-studio production
  •  Demonstrated interest in covering business news
  •  This show is produced using Descript, Audition and Google Docs. Proficiency in editing software (Audition) is required (Pro Tools is a plus)
  •  Any experience in Sound engineering, Sound Design, and Story Editing

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at:

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