CAFE is looking for an Editorial Producer for the Stay Tuned with Preet podcast with a keen interest in the intersection of news, law, politics, and policy. The producer will be responsible for producing episodes from concept to publication, as well as related content for platforms including CAFE’s newsletters and website.
WHO WE ARE
CAFE, part of the Vox Media Podcast Network, explores how law and justice intersect with every aspect of our society. CAFE’s portfolio of shows includes the award-winning podcast Stay Tuned with Preet hosted by former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) and CAFE co-founder Preet Bharara. CAFE also offers a collection of exclusive podcasts, including the CAFE Insider podcast hosted by Preet Bharara and Joyce Vance, newsletters, events, and online content through its innovative CAFE Insider membership program.
Vox Media Studios is one of the leading independent studios producing premium non-fiction and scripted programming for television, OTT, podcasts, films, and brand partners. Vox Media Studios is an Emmy-nominated full-service production studio that works both independently and in partnership with Vox Media’s category-leading editorial networks to extend the company’s storytelling capabilities to the most relevant modern platforms including Netflix, Hulu, Apple TV+, YouTube Originals, HBO, and CNN. Vox Media Studios is also home to the award-winning Vox Media Podcast Network and the Academy Award winning storytelling powerhouse, Epic.
Vox Media Studios is part of Vox Media, the leading modern media company. We guide our audience from discovery to obsession. We inspire essential conversations about what’s now, what’s next, and what’s possible.
As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, and our platforms, products, and partnerships.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
- Write deeply researched memos to prepare host(s) for interviews, and draft scripts for hosts.
- Actively pitch guests and story ideas, book guests, and coordinate logistics for recordings
- Oversee tapings and post-production, ensuring that episodes meet CAFE’s production and editorial standards.
- Write copy for CAFE’s newsletters and social media channels. Generate creative ideas for marketing and promotion, both for specific episodes and the programs overall.
- Propose ideas for and help produce limited series.
- Additional duties as assigned.
WHO YOU ARE
The ideal candidate for this position has a legal, policy, or politics background and some media or journalism experience. New law school graduates, think tank fellows, and aides to high-profile individuals in the political arena are strongly encouraged to apply. So if you’re a campaign staffer, a speechwriter, a producer on a news program, a young lawyer no longer interested in practicing law, or have a similar professional background, we’re looking at you!
- Outstanding news judgment and knowledge of current events
- Strong writing, editing, and research skills
- Ability to explain complicated issues to a lay audience
- Ability to meet time sensitive deadlines and work simultaneously on multiple projects
If you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job posting, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the Vox Media team or get in touch! We would love to have a chat and see if you could be a great addition to our team. We’ve hired chefs who became editors, DJs who became UX designers, and sommeliers who became writers.
WHERE YOU’LL WORK
This job is hybrid.
WHY VOX MEDIA?
WHAT WE OFFER
This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.
OUR DEI+ COMMITMENT
Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can show up as their authentic selves and create their best work. We recognize that great stories, platforms, products and services come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that our commitments require ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices. We keep our diversity data public for the sake of accountability, transparency and communication. Learn more about our values here, and our approach to corporate citizenship here.
Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Vox Media will also consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable Fair Chance laws. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations as part of the application process to candidates with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact our People & Culture team (email@example.com).
WHAT COMES NEXT
Please submit a resume and a short cover letter explaining why you’re interested in this specific role and what makes you a good fit for the position.
Our recruiting team will go through applications in a timely manner. Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from @voxmedia.com email addresses, never via text message. Read more about how our recruiting team operates, and how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud, here.
The salary range listed below represents the minimum and maximum base pay for this position at the time of this posting. Final salary offered to the candidate selected for the position will be based on factors including but not limited to the candidate's skills and experience.