• Associate Producer, Sports Programming - Part-Time

    Sirius XM Radio Inc.Washington, DC 20044

    Job #853469639

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    Job Title

    Associate Producer, Sports Programming - Part-Time


    District Of Columbia



    Type of Position


    Job Description

    Location: Washington, D.C.

    Position Summary:

    Works with producers and members of the programming team to create superior sports radio programs primarily for Sirius XM PGA TOUR Radio. Candidate may work as a producer/board operator for sports talk shows on PGA TOUR Radio and other channels as well as in the sports newsroom. Candidate will produce imaging for the program and create promos to promote said show(s). Supports creative processes, content development and production. Exercises both creative abilities and technical skills. Edits materials and operates an audio board. May be assigned to more than one program and perform slightly different functions across programs.

    Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Assists in the development of content for shows.

    • Collaborates in the production of programs, promos and specials.

    • Researches topics and themes to write scripts, line copy, and develop show content for hosts.

    • Develops novel and creative ways to present content including creative show opens.

    • Attends creative meetings, and contributes to the selection of program content.

    • Makes recommendations to producers and management on program improvements.

    • Obtains audio materials from different locations (press conferences, external interviews, Internet) needed for production.

    • Assists with scheduling program elements prior to air, ensuring that rotation and policies are followed.

    • May independently produce segments of large programs.

    • Reviews program log before every show and is capable of editing program log.

    • Is responsible for the quality of any replays of the show(s).

    • Is responsible for producing and editing audio clips to be posted to social media platform.


    • Runs the audio board for various live and taped programs and edits audio for on-air use.

    • Determines the appropriate mix of sound elements for assigned shows, and ensures that levels are mixed properly.

    • Dubs sound from a variety of sources (e.g., CD, DAT, etc.).

    • Enters clip information, music and non-music elements into audio software.

    • Ensures that on-air product is up to broadcast standards before it leaves the studios.

    • Ensures that sound equipment is functioning properly during shows.

    • Works with talent and producers on following programming clocks so that all content and advertisements are featured as planned.

    • Responsible for radio display information (PAD), ensures there are no spelling errors and that information is relevant and timely with the on-air discussions.


    • Reviews work products with supervisor.

    • Monitors assigned channels for quality control and reports content error and technical issues to the appropriate individuals for correction.

    • Edits audio including logging/cutting sound bytes from interviews and segments.

    • Identifies and archives good audio for future use in production, promos etc.

    • Edits radio display information (PAD) for replays, ensures there are no spelling errors.

    • Puts individual shows on the SiriusXM On Demand service immediately following each show.

    Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

    • May be required to fill in for producers on occasion.

    • Coordinates special projects.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • None.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, relevant experience.

    • At least 2+ years of experience at a radio station or audio production facility.

    Requirements and General Skills:

    • Excellent creative writing and communication skills for radio.

    • Highly detail oriented.

    • Strong interest in sports, as related to assigned channels / programs.

    • Comfortable working with talent, artists and high-profile individuals.

    • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast paced environment.

    • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

    Technical Skills:

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Prophet, Dalet, Dalet Plus, Cool Edit, Adobe Audition.

    • Mixing sound elements into a professional sounding product.

    • Operating an audio board.

    As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

    The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

    Company EEO Statement

    Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

    Updated 03/18/2019

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