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ESPN Chicago Producer

Publicado el 10/26/22 6:30 Por Good Karma Brands
location Chicago, Illinois
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ESPN Chicago Producer

(Chicago, IL)


Good Karma Brands is looking for a high performing Producer to join our ESPN Chicago market. Chicago, one of the largest, most talked about sports cities in the country, is frequently on the national stage, bringing local and national content daily. Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for the daily show preparation of an assigned sports talk show or shows. This person will meet with his/her assigned host(s) each day to discuss topics and plan segments for the show. The producer will manage the flow of the show, screen callers for the program and book any relevant guests. Additionally, this role will be responsible for the background material and execution of the show while live on the air and overseeing social media accounts and the imaging and sound of the show. The producer may also be asked to produce podcasts and coordinate with the marketing department as needed.


Daily Tasks of a Producer

  • ·        Responsible for daily show preparation for assigned talk show.
  • ·        Meet with host daily to help plan shows.
  • ·        Produce segments for daily broadcast.
  • ·        Manage talent and flow of show in-studio during daily broadcast.
  • ·        Implement daily tasks assigned from the Director of Content to meet broadcast deadlines.
  • ·        Work with Executive producer(s) to gather sound and music to enhance program segments.
  • ·        Supervise and assist talk show host while program is on-air.
  • ·        Responsible for studio preparation for daily show.
  • ·        Research background material for staff, segments, and daily broadcast.
  • ·        Screen telephone calls for talk program.
  • ·        Create, produce, and edit podcasts
  • ·        Be a Good Karma Brands ambassador by adhering to the GKB core values: Listen, Be Honest, Follow Through, Work Hard, Teamwork, and Over Deliver 


Preferred knowledge, skills, and qualifications 

  • ·        Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • ·        Minimum of 3 years of programming related experience at a satellite, traditional commercial, and/or college radio station.
  • ·        Proficient in digital audio editing (Adobe Audition).
  • ·        On-site remote producing experience preferred.
  • ·        Ability to operate audio console.
  • ·        Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • ·        Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • ·        Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
  • ·        Strong familiarity with all major sports, their personalities and the media that cover them.
  • ·        Ability and willingness to travel for remote broadcasts when necessary.
  • ·        With this career, you are required to hold a valid driver’s license 



This is an exempt role with a competitive base salary. This role is eligible for full benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, Life Insurance, STD, LTD, 401(k) Plan, Dependent Care, paid parental leave, and more with opportunities for salary growth increase with skills and responsibilities and meeting targeted goals. The position will be required to work some evenings and weekends.


Opportunity for Growth

Teammates have the opportunity to continuously learn and grow within Good Karma Brands and are responsible to represent GKB, our story, and our core values inside and outside the workplace. Teammates are encouraged to take a proactive role in building relationships and seeking opportunities throughout the company.


How to Apply

Apply by submitting resume to www.goodkarmabrands.com/careers. All are encouraged to apply


About Good Karma Brands

Good Karma Brands, LLC (GKB) is a media and marketing company with expertise in leveraging the power of sports and local news to build brands through radio, digital, events, and TV assets. Radio assets include eight ESPN affiliated radio stations in Beaver Dam, Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Madison, Milwaukee, New York City, and West Palm Beach, Newsradio 620 WTMJ and 101.7 The Truth in Milwaukee, and 95.3 WBEV, powered by Daily Dodge in Beaver Dam, Wis. In partnership with ESPN, GKB also offers local marketing partners geo-targeted advertising on ESPN’s digital platforms. In addition to its radio assets, GKB boasts premium brands, including the Tundra Trio hospitality houses in Green Bay, Wis., and the organization executes all Florida-based bowl games, including the RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl and others. For more information, please visit www.goodkarmabrands.com





Good Karma Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consistently renew our commitment to creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace for all.  We foster integrity, respect within the workplace, and believe that the foundation of our success is our collective differences and diversity of thought.  We welcome all to help us continue to build a community that embodies and promotes diversity, inclusion, and belonging for all.

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