Digital Multimedia Audio Producer

American Medical Association Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

Digital Multimedia Audio Producer

Chicago, IL

To be part of the JAMA Network is to be part of our Mission to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of public health. Join the JAMA team as the

Digital Media Audio Producer. As part of the team, you will produce, record, and edit podcasts and other digital content for The JAMA Network as well as create and edit audio and multimedia content for the JAMA Network family of journals, including 11 specialty journals.


  • Create multimedia content for the JAMA Network

  • Record and edit audio podcasts using Pro Tools DAW and expertly handle related technical issues

  • Craft stories into captivating digital compositions, combining interview clips, sound effects, and music, as well as occasionally text and visuals, as needed

  • Working in collaboration with a medical editor, conduct research on medical and scientific topics for digital content production

  • Edit and/or write scripts and questions and structure audio interviews into compelling narrative

  • Complete production and post-production processes for publication

  • Publish and distribute podcasts and other digital products via established publishing and distribution channels

  • Use independent judgement to provide technical and creative solutions to issues

  • Ability to perform remote production, QA checks and troubleshooting for digital media releases remotely outside of regular business hours required on occasion

  • Collaborate with junior staff, social media, and marketing team members, to provide constructive feedback on audio and other multimedia content

  • May include other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in audio engineering, digital media production, journalism, or similar communication field required

  • 3+ years experience in audio engineering recording and editing high-quality audio content for a major publisher, radio station, news outlet, or similar, required; similar experience creating video content a plus

  • 3+ years conducting journalistic research, writing, and/or editing scripts for audio or video required; a strong interest in digital storytelling and desire to craft compelling narratives required

  • Digital portfolio with 5-10 professional-quality audio or multimedia pieces required

  • Aptitude and strong motivation to learn new technical skills and tools and apply them quickly to projects on an ongoing basis required

  • Ability to problem-solve creatively and evaluate, develop, and implement ideas required, as well as ability to work well as part of a team and to collaborate

  • Careful attention to editorial detail and ability to work independently under deadline pressure, with minimal supervision required

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects required in a fast-paced, deadline-based professional environment

  • Experience using Pro Tools or similar professional DAW software required; Premiere and After Effects a plus

  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, etc) a strong plus

  • Familiarity with Izotope noise reduction software, HTML/XML, and digital media publishing platforms (e.g., Libsyn and Brightcove) a plus

The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology. Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.


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