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Audacy Production Internship & Apprenticeship: Pineapple Street Studios in New York, New York

Overview

Pineapple Street Studios was founded in 2016 in Brooklyn, NY, with a clear, simple mission in mind: work with the most interesting and ambitious creative and corporate partners to create the highest quality audio stories in a variety of forms and across a range of genres. We take pride in our flexible approach to partnerships and we strive to make shows that represent a diversity of ideas, communities, and interests.

We are excited to offer two remote six-month long training positions at Pineapple Street Studios. Thesepositions offer the opportunity to do exciting and meaningful work on various shows and learn about diverse production styles and roles in the industry.

The PSS production apprenticeship is meant to be a great growth experience for applicants who already possess some audio skills. A great candidate may have already had an internship and is comfortable editing in a DAW like Hindenburg or ProTools.

The PSS production internship is intended to be a learning experience for those who are passionate about audio storytelling. A great candidate may be switching careers and pivoting to audio for the first time or has made an independent podcast in their closet.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

Both roles will be responsible for a combination of the following tasks:

  • Taking meeting notes

  • Pitching guest, segment, and episode title ideas

  • Booking guests, including scheduling and securing executed release form

  • Creating interview prep docs

  • Assisting lead producer with episode outlines and media needs

  • Attending recording sessions for assigned episodes

  • Logging tape after recording sessions

  • Writing and editing ad copy

  • Creating sessions with relevant tape from multiple recordings

  • Taking first passes on assigned episodes, segments and ads

Qualifications

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION IN THE FOLLOWING FORMAT:

Only applications that include a résumé, cover letter, and the answers to the following questions in one single PDF attachment will be considered:

For the production positions:

  • What are your preferred pronouns?

  • Tell us about a story you heard on a podcast this year and why you think it was better suited to audio than another medium (print, tv, etc).

  • What was the last thing you recommended to a friend (it can be anything)? And why did you recommend it?

  • Tell us about a recent radio piece or podcast you felt was flawed in some way. What would you change about it and why?

Applications must be submitted by 6pm ET on July 8th, 2022.

DETAILS

Any individual over the age of 18 may apply. You must be authorized to work in the United States. Priority will be given to applicants looking for full-time work (40 hours), but we can accommodate a part-time schedule as well. PSS interns and apprentices are paid $23 per hour. We do not offer college credit. The roles would start August 22nd, 2022 and run through February 17th, 2022.

Pineapple Street Studios is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We’re committed to achieving the goal of equal employment opportunity for all. Applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions without regard to mental or physical disability, race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship status, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, employment status or any protected federal, state or local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Vaccination Requirements

Pursuant to NYC's Vaccination Workplace Requirement, employers may not allow any unvaccinated workers to work at their workplace. Therefore, we require all incoming employees who will be working in our New York City offices to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you are not vaccinated, or partially vaccinated currently, but willing to become fully vaccinated, we invite you to still apply.

Audacy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all and we recognize that some individuals may have a sincerely held religious belief as it pertains to the practice of immunization or a medical disability which may prevent them from becoming vaccinated. Individuals who cannot be fully vaccinated due to a sincere religious belief or medical disability may request an accommodation. We request that you refrain from discussing religious beliefs or medical conditions during the interview process. If you believe you need an accommodation, you will have an opportunity to submit your request during the interview process. All requests for accommodation will remain confidential and reviewed by selected individuals within the HR department. We cannot guarantee that all requests for accommodation will be granted. Please refer to our EEO policy and statement below.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com , Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Job Locations USA-NY-New York

ID 2022-4528

Category Digital

Type Temporary

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