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iHeartMedia Podcast Researcher in Atlanta, Georgia

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Job Summary:

Performs research and/or develops original content for podcasts. Develops content plan including script, on-air subject matter, proposed guests, and other creative elements under producer's direction.

The Podcast Researcher will be responsible for conducting background research on all guests as well as providing logistical support to coordinate all podcast tapings.

The research will entail (1) identifying and reviewing key articles that should be read prior to the podcast on the interviewee or relevant historical events or trends they were involved in, (2) identifying 3-5 major themes and specific questions within each them that can be used to drive the interview, (3) provide background statistics and evidence on key issues that would enhance the interview, and (4) preparing written introductions of the guest. This will provide the opportunity to intellectually contribute to and shape the content of the podcast and dive into the weeds on interesting, relevant research.

S/he must be enthusiastic and have excellent research, writing and organizational skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is mandatory.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepping podcast interviews, including conducting evidence reviews, synthesizing information and summarizing key data on key areas of interest.

  • Preparing topic themes and questions for guests.

  • Preparing written introductions for guests.

  • Coordinating logistics with guests for tapings.

  • Engaging in brainstorming sessions on content.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking skills: the ability to cut through large bodies of research and information to analyze, summarize and develop arguments. Understands the relationships between theory and practice, data and trends, and can think in an inter-disciplinary way. Ability to read and assess academic research from economics, political science and sociology.

  • Excellent organizational skills: the ability to work independently & productively in a fast-paced environment and ability to effectively see projects through from start to finish.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: the ability to successfully and effectively liaise with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written is required. Excellent Computer skills: Expert in all MS Office applications.


Atlanta, GA: 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Suite 4500, 30308

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