Job no. 25252212

Digital Media Audio Producer

City, State
Chicago, IL
Full-time staff
Job posted on
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About the job

The nation’s largest professional Association of physicians, has a dynamic opportunity for the right individual. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is the most widely circulated medical journal in the world. JAMA is a member of the JAMA Network family of journals, which includes 11 specialty journals. As part of the JAMA team, the Digital Media Audio Producer will produce, record, and edit podcasts and other digital content for The JAMA Network.

In this role, you will:

* Record and edit audio podcasts using ProTools DAW and expertly handle related technical issues
Working in collaboration with a medical editor, conduct research on medical and scientific topics for digital content production
* Edit and/or write scripts and questions and structure audio interviews into compelling narrative
* Craft stories into captivating digital compositions, combining interview clips, sound effects, and music, as well as text and visuals as needed
* Publish and distribute podcasts and other digital products via established publishing and distribution channels
* Use independent judgement to provide solutions to issues.


* Bachelor’s degree in digital media production, journalism, or similar communication field required.
* Experience (3-5 years) creating high quality audio content for a major publisher, radio station, news outlet, or similar, required. Similar experience creating video content a plus. Digital portfolio with * 5-10 audio or multimedia pieces required.
* Experience (3-5 years) in audio engineering (recording and editing) using ProTools or similar professional DAW software required. Experience editing video using Premiere and After Effects a plus.
* Experience (3-5 years) conducting journalistic research, writing, and/or editing scripts for audio or video required. A strong interest in digital storytelling and desire to craft compelling narratives required.
* Aptitude and strong motivation to learn new technical skills and tools and apply them quickly to projects on an ongoing basis required.
* Ability to problem-solve creatively and evaluate, develop, and implement ideas required, as well as ability to work well as part of a team and to collaborate. Ability to mentor junior staff and to provide constructive feedback on the work of other staff required.
* Careful attention to editorial detail and ability to work independently under deadline pressure, with minimal supervision required. Demonstrated ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects required. * Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-based professional publishing environment or similar required.
* Ability to perform QA checks and troubleshooting for digital media releases remotely outside of regular business hours required on occasion.
* Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, etc) a strong plus.
* Familiarity with the following a plus: Digital media publishing platforms (e.g., Libsyn and Brightcove), JIRA, HTML/CSS.

The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology. Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.


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