Sr Producer, Miniseries
WonderyWest Hollywood, CA
Full Time Job
Wondery is looking for a writer, editor and manager to help produce its slate of miniseries, like as The Shrink Next Door, Dr Death, Do No Harm and Jacked. We are looking for a candidate who loves non-fiction character-driven audio storytelling and understands how to convey complex information in a dramatic, accurate, and emotionally engaging way.
This role can be either based in Los Angeles, CA or New York, NY.
Key job responsibilities
• Work with Producers, Associate Producers and Reporters to develop and manage reporting strategy, production, writing and delivery.
• Work with writers and editors to establish framing, structure, and tone for each series
• Edit and provide detailed feedback on outlines, scripts, and sonically immersive mixes
• Direct recording sessions with hosts
• Manage editorial pipeline and production calendar
A day in the life
You will play a critical role in producing our original miniseries. Working closely with the Head of Miniseries, you will oversee multiple series from initial idea to delivery. You will lead production teams of Associate Producers and Producers on 2-3 projects at once. You will work to develop reporting strategies, ensure the accuracy of the reporting, shape story structure, tone and voice of each series, as well as edit, direct hosting and sound design and oversee final delivery.
About the team
Wondery, an Amazon company, is a premium podcast studio known for character-driven, binge-worthy stories including Dr. Death, The Shrink Next Door, Even the Rich and Business Wars, and distribution of hit partner shows SmartLess, My Favorite Murder, and How I Built This. Wondery is behind seven of the ''Top 10 New Shows of 2021'', according to Podtrac, including #1 (The Apology Line) and #2 (Suspect). Forty shows from Wondery have hit #1 on Apple Podcasts including Harsh Reality and Operator. Many Wondery shows have been adapted for scripted television or streaming series, including Dr. Death on Peacock, The Shrink Next Door on Apple TV , the upcoming WeCrashed on Apple TV and Joe vs Carole on Peacock. Wondery has gained critical acclaim and commercial success for its immersive approach to sonic, emotionally driven storytelling, which helps listeners to ''Feel the Story.'' The Wondery app offers a unique, personalized podcast listening experience with over 15,000 episodes, including access to its premium ad-free offering Wondery . With Wondery , fans experience early access, exclusive episodes, and ad-free listening
The Miniseries team is a collaborative team that produces diverse, well-told stories in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Experience as a producer/production manager/line producer or experience in production risk management
6 years experience with budgeting, scheduling and cost reports