(article) Audio Producers and Journalists Wanted for Summer Radio Training


Audio Producers and Journalists Wanted for Summer Radio Training

Texas Folklife is recruiting media producers with artistic/folklore/journalism/education aspirations to work with Stories from Deep in the Heart, our award-winning youth audio documentary training program. As a producer for our Stories Summer Institute, you will work with 1-2 groups of teachers, helping them to complete a short public radio piece on local culture from start to finish. The Institute will last from June 20-28, with a public listening party on the 28th. Producers will be paid at the end of the Institute at a rate of $20/hr.

More about the 2018 Stories Summer Institute:
http://texasfolklife.org/ssi2018

Required skills:

-Experience conducting recorded audio interviews

-Familiarity with audio recording equipment

-Familiarity with audio editing software (Audacity, Hindenburg, Pro Tools, Adobe Audition)

-Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills

-Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills

-Strong organization and planning skills

-Ability to handle multiple priorities

-Proficiency with Google Drive

-Knowledge and use of standard office equipment


The ideal media producer for these positions:

-works well with students and teachers in a classroom setting

-is reliable and sticks to deadlines

-is able to step into a variety of roles to help teachers produce their stories

-has an interest in fostering diverse arts, culture, and community traditions

-is well-versed in audio editing software and techniques

-has experience with journalism, creative writing, and storycraft


How To Apply: Send a resume and an audio production work sample to stories@texasfolklife.org.