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The World is public radio’s leading daily global news program. It delivers journalism that is consequential, influential and high-profile. Produced by the combined public media innovators, PRI and PRX, in partnership with the BBC World Service and WGBH, The World reaches three million listeners across North America each week and 1.5 million on-line. Our newsroom in Boston is a place where passion and curiosity meet global politics and culture. We strive to tell deeply human stories in creative and innovative ways.
Reporting to the Executive Producer, the Supervising Producer leads the team devising and shaping The World’s daily editorial output. They are responsible for selecting and assigning stories to create the most compelling hour of international news heard on US public radio stations. They always strive to advance the story and find original angles that distinguish the program in a competitive marketplace. The Supervising Producer has a deep knowledge of international news, and demonstrates an innate curiosity about events and the people that drive the news in all regions of the globe. They are a standard-bearer in the newsroom, committed to innovative journalism and the highest standards of editorial integrity. They are an inspirational leader, providing guidance and direction on conducting interviews and the creative use of audio. They are rigorous about managing and meeting deadlines. The Supervising Producer actively seeks out and promotes diverse, new voices. They ensure that multi-media opportunities are maximized and that digital activities are integrated into the broadcast in fresh ways.
Bachelor degree required. Relevant post-graduate qualification preferred.
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