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Kast Media is seeking an experienced podcast Producer to run a high-profile show with over 15 million downloads predominantly focus on The Bachelor. As the lead producer on the team, you will be working closely and in-studio with the show’s host, co-producers, and full production team to deliver 3 premiere quality episodes a week. In working with the team you will flesh out creative ideas, outline run-of-shows, manage tech logistics, book talent, work intimately with the engineers to produce both audio and video content, and ultimately help grow the show. 

How Will You Spend Your Time?

  • Produce all elements of premiere quality content from conception to launch
  • Work closely with hosts to strategize and flesh out ideas to create dynamic and engaging content
  • Serve as the key communicator between Kast and talent to provide resources and complete episodes within company protocol, best practices, and standards
  • Project manage multiple episodes at once as well as be able to plan ahead to account for changes in the talent’s schedule
  • Provide editors with detailed notes on episode drafts for quick and easy turnarounds, as well as use subjective discernment around sensitive topics and maintaining the culture of the show
  • Book and coordinate interviews with guests – both in-studio and virtually

You Should Have:

  • Previously worked on high profile podcasts with intense and tight deadlines
  • An extensive rolodex of contacts, preferably in the current pop culture zeitgeist and the Bachelor universe
  • Be local to the Los Angeles/Hollywood area
  • An incredibly proactive, problem-solving nature
  • Excellent time management skills
  • An ability to collaborate well with a good attitude. We leave our egos at the door and work together to build something great! 
  • Shown ability to give and receive feedback
  • Experience using Microsoft Suite and Google Suite products

Our Dream Candidate Has:

  • Thorough experience and understanding of podcast production
  • Impeccable intuition in problem-solving for the show and host needs
  • Knowledge of Apple and other podcast distribution platforms 
  • A “roll-up-your-sleeves” attitude and desire to join a growing start-up
  • Experience with Adobe Audition 

This is a full-time salaried position, commensurate to experience. Benefits include quarterly bonuses, health benefits, 401(k) plan, generous PTO, parental and family leave, along with office snacks and coffee (to be enjoyed in a post-pandemic environment, of course). 

To apply, send your resume to careers@kastmedia.com, and include “Lead Producer” in the subject heading. 

Kast Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

Our Superstars:

  • Live, breathe, and sleep podcasts
  • Are not afraid to raise their hand first and go the extra mile
  • Waste no time and have a bias for action
  • Love to win, but love being on a winning team even more
  • Constantly want to learn and evolve
  • Are solution-oriented, but know when to ask for help
  • Have a good sense of humor, and aren’t afraid to show it off
  • And most importantly, are good people

Kast Media is looking for a Writer/Producer who will work on Kast’s narrative history podcast. This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing and ambitious podcast company that’s leading the charge in multi-channel podcast listening and viewing. This position will ultimately work out of our Los Angeles-based studio. We are looking for a podcast enthusiast who is passionate about writing for audio and is excited by all the possibilities the medium has to offer. 

How Will You Spend Your Time?

  • Serve as a writer/producer for a historical narrative about the Iranian hostage crisis
  • Work in collaboration with senior producer to research, write, and edit scripts
  • Produce episodes in collaboration with the senior producer and showrunners
  • Research and identify archive interviews, videos, and supplemental materials
  • Interview journalists, historians, and other experts 
  • Report to the senior producer weekly
  • Participate and sometimes lead group feedback sessions and table reads

You Should Have:

  • 3-5  years of experience writing and producing on a narrative podcast or relevant historical narrative experience
  • An ability to write specifically for audio and an understanding of how this is different from other mediums (print, screenwriting)
  • A firm grasp on story structure
  • A passion for innovative storytelling
  • A degree in journalism or history; MA and/or focus on Middle East History preferred
  • An ability to write to a specific voice
  • Passion for the podcasting industry 
  • Excellent research skills
  • A proactive, problem-solving nature
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to set and meet deadlines
  • Strong copywriting capabilities for creating loglines, episode descriptions, social media assets, and marketing materials
  • A professional attitude, strong communication skills and detail-oriented instincts
  • An ability to collaborate well, with a good attitude. We leave our egos at the door and work together to build something great! 
  • Shown ability to give and receive feedback
  • Experience producing podcasts from soup to nuts (not required, but a bonus)

Our Dream Candidate Has:

  • Knowledge of Google Workspace and File Stream
  • Knowledge of Apple, and other podcast distribution platforms, and an understanding of how to operate inside of this ecosystem
  • Strong understanding of journalism, news, and true crime
  • Experience writing/producing a docuseries or long form narrative non-fiction piece for podcast or television
  • A “roll-up-your-sleeves” attitude and desire to join a growing start-up

This a full-time salaried position, commensurate to experience. Benefits include quarterly bonuses, health benefits, 401(k) plan, generous PTO, parental and family leave, along with office snacks and coffee (to be enjoyed in a post-pandemic environment, of course). 

To apply, please send your resume to careers@kastmedia.com, and include “OSS” in the subject heading.

Kast Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

Our Superstars:

  • Live, breathe, and sleep podcasts
  • Aren’t afraid to raise their hand first and go the extra mile
  • Waste no time and have a bias for action
  • Love to win, but love being on a winning team even more
  • Constantly want to learn and evolve
  • Are solution-oriented, but know when to ask for help
  • Have a good sense of humor, and aren’t afraid to show it off
  • And most importantly, are good people

Kast Media is looking for a Writer with expertise in history and/or journalism to work on our newest podcast that examines the darker elements of American history through a critical lens.  You’ll be working closely with both show creators and hosts as well as producers to research, outline, and ultimately script a polished final draft for recording.  

How Will You Spend Your Time?

  • Work in collaboration with the lead writer to revise and edit scripts
  • Produce episodes in collaboration with the lead producer
  • Work closely with the researcher to gather all the necessary information for a story
  • Interview characters in the story being produced
  • Pitch story ideas
  • Report to the lead producer weekly
  • Participate and sometimes lead group feedback sessions and table reads

You Should Have:

  • 3-5  years of experience writing and producing on a narrative podcast or relevant writing experience
  • A passion for the podcasting industry
  • An ability to write specifically for audio and an understanding of how this is different from other mediums 
  • Thorough understanding of the nuances of American History
  • An understanding of audio production software, specifically Adobe Audition
  • A passion for innovative storytelling
  • An ability to write to the host’s voice
  • A proactive, problem-solving nature
  • Excellent research skills
  • Excellent time management skills to both set and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong copywriting capabilities for creating loglines, episode descriptions, social media assets, and marketing materials
  • Strong communication skills and detail-oriented instincts
  • An ability to collaborate well with a good attitude. We leave our egos at the door and work together to build something great! 
  • Shown ability to give and receive feedback

Our Dream Candidate Has:

  • Strong understanding of journalism, American history, and true crime
  • Experience writing/producing a docuseries or long-form narrative non-fiction piece for podcast or television
  • Knowledge of Google Workspace and File Stream
  • Knowledge of Apple and other podcast distribution platforms 
  • A “roll-up-your-sleeves” attitude and desire to join a growing start-up

To apply, send your resume to careers@kastmedia.com, and include “Writer: American Venom” in the subject heading. In addition, please attach writing samples of your relevant work. 

Kast Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

Our Superstars:

  • Live, breathe, and sleep podcasts
  • Are not afraid to raise their hand first and go the extra mile
  • Waste no time and have a bias for action
  • Love to win, but love being on a winning team even more
  • Constantly want to learn and evolve
  • Are solution-oriented, but know when to ask for help
  • Have a good sense of humor, and aren’t afraid to show it off
  • And most importantly, are good people