Kast Media

Co-host: True Crime/History

Los Angeles
posted 2 months ago
Production

About Kast Media:

Kast is a premium multi-channel podcast network of 40+ shows reaching over 13 million unique monthly listeners and viewers. Kast Media is one of the largest podcast networks, consistently ranking in the top 15 publishers each month as measured by third-party services, such as Podtrac. Some of our shows include The Opportunist, The Sarah Silverman Podcast, The Viall Files, The King and the Sting, and Chatty Broads, among others.

About This Role:

We are looking for a talented, engaging and comedic Podcast Co-host for a new upcoming show that blends history and true crime.  Preferable candidates have not only podcasting experience, but preferably a loyal following. 

A background in audio hosting/video production is required, especially if you’ve supported shoots, podcast/music recording sessions, etc. A collaborative attitude is a must. This team is fun, friendly, calm under pressure and values effective communication. 

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to careers@kastmedia.com, and include “Co-host: True Crime/History” in the subject heading.

Qualifications:

  • 2 years of audio production experience
  • Highly organized 
  • Passion for narrative storytelling and familiarity with comedy, history, and true crime genres
  • Has a passionate love and fascination of history and true crime
  • Has proven podcast hosting experience
  • Has a podcast following  (sizable preferable) 
  • Possesses comedic skills
  • Is able to deliver a lot of historical information in a fun and entertaining manner
  • A team player who is proactive about getting things done
  • Not afraid to ask questions, a lifelong learner
  • General sense of curiosity about the world around you

Responsibilities

  • Can do a heavy amount of research on topic du-jour and then deliver it in a punchy, hilarious, and engaging manner. 
  • Ready and eager to make this podcast a chart-topping smash! 

Bonus Points

  • Thorough experience and understanding of podcast production
  • Strong intuition in problem-solving

Benefits

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). 

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.

Please note: The role will require testing in accordance with COVID protocols for in-studio recordings.