Podcast Producer (Politics) – Sky News (London)

Sky News is looking for an experienced and creative podcast producer to work on two of its premium political podcasts – Politics at Jack & Sam’s and Electoral Dysfunction.

You will be immersed in politics and current affairs and have first class editorial and production skills to match an unstinting ambition to make Sky News the best in the political podcasting arena.

The role involves producing two high-profile podcasts a week, working with and steering key talent, generating ambitious and innovative ideas and formats and helping devise effective strategies for promoting content on Sky News and external platforms.

You will be expected to work evenings and weekends as well carrying out on-location production.


What you’ll do:

  • Record, edit and publish Sky News podcasts
  • Write scripts, structure episodes, brief presenters and guests
  • Liaise with colleagues in TV and digital production to ensure effective promotion and cross promotion of podcasts
  • Contribute ideas and angles for discussion
  • Devising and developing new formats
  • Help to grow our audience with editorial impact


What you’ll bring:

  • Experience and imagination producing podcasts with a flair for mixing audio creatively and effectively
  • A firm grasp of national and international news and current affairs
  • An in-depth knowledge of the political podcast market
  • Extensive studio operating, recording, and editing experience
  • Flexibility and a commitment to develop and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues
  • All applications MUST be accompanied by examples of your audio production work


The Rewards
There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband

Where you’ll work:

London, Millbank.

Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential you’ll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, So we’re happy to discuss flexible working.

And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?
Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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