Ideastream Public Media, a Cleveland-based media organization and home to Ohio’s largest NPR, PBS and classical radio stations, continues to expand its trusted, in-depth, high-quality local news and information service to 22 counties in Northeast Ohio. As part of that expansion, Ideastream seeks two passionate, self-motivated, and efficient journalism professionals with a love for community and a passion for storytelling to serve as Associate Producer to support the Sound of Ideas and Newscasts teams. We eagerly welcome individuals with diverse lived experiences and perspectives to enrich our work and bring fresh ideas into our organization.
As part of the Content team, the Associate Producers will help create and curate high quality content, projects and events for the Content department. In this role, you will assist others in researching, developing and gathering news and information to create content for all delivery platforms. The Associate Producers will regularly contribute and develop stories and ideas, participate in editorial meetings and will gather, edit and mix audio and voice reports for all platforms. The Sound of Ideas Associate Producer will support the morning public affairs news show while the Newscasts Associate Producer will assist with story production of daily newscasts for Ideastream platforms.
Qualified candidates will have demonstrated proficiency of multiple media production techniques and technology including experience in creating content for radio, TV, and digital platforms, and experience using audio/video editing software, Microsoft Office Suite and social media platforms. The candidates will also have strong verbal and written communication, decision making and problem-solving skills, and be able to travel to reporting sites as needed.
An Associate’s degree and one year of experience working in a multiple media content creation environment is preferred, though an equivalent of experience in related fields and education will be considered. The salary range for this position begins at $41,500 and is commensurate with experience. We offer a rich benefits program including medical coverage, a 403(b) plan with an employer match, hybrid work schedules, paid time off, a parking subsidy, a lunch delivery service subsidy and much more.
Ideastream Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) is one of our core values, wherein we seek and incorporate the myriad diverse perspectives and lived experiences of our users, staff, board, and communities into all aspects of our work. While we don’t have all the answers to DEIB, we are making improvements through staff engagement, leadership training and recruitment efforts. We hope you join us on our journey and contribute to our efforts moving forward.