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UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

PRODUCER 2 - PODCAST

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

19903 (NE S SAG-AFTRA)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Produce multimedia content for KUOW podcasts. This is the first level in a two-level series; the next level is Producer 3 – Podcast.

BASIC FUNCTION

Produce multimedia content for podcasts for online and broadcast.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under the supervision of the Senior Editor, work with Senior Editor and host to develop ideas for podcast series. Pre-interview guests, provides host with background research, and write host introductions and interview questions.

Gather sound, conduct interviews in the field as assigned. Oversee studio recording sessions. Mix audio pieces and prepare podcasts for publishing.

TYPICAL WORK

Typical working titles are “Producer”, “Podcast Producer” or “Producer 2 – Podcast”;

Work with Senior Editor and host to develop ideas for podcast series;

Pre-interview guests and provide hosts with background research;

Write host introductions and interview questions;

Oversee studio recording sessions;

Mix audio pieces and prepare podcasts for publishing;

Gather sound, conduct interviews in the field as assigned; and

Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional broadcast journalism experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Requires knowledge of professional broadcast and journalistic standards and practices.

CIVIL SERVICE EXEMPTION

Public information.

CLASS SPECIFICATION HISTORY

New to SAG-AFTRA 05-01-19 per PERC Case No. 129900-E-17.