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Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
$45,760 per year
Posted Date
Nov 8, 2022

10X Podcast and Digital Producer Fellow


Arizona State University


Journalism & Mass Comm


Campus: Tempe






Job Description


This position offers a unique opportunity for a motivated and highly creative recent graduate to join ASU’s University City Exchange (UCX) team as the Ten Across (10X) Podcast and Digital Producer Fellow. The fellow will manage the Ten Across Communications Podcast developmental process including research, initial script development, production management, scheduling, audio management and editing, and analytics management.




This position will also be responsible for developing companion assets to be shared on the Ten Across website and social channels including short soundbites, promo videos, and transposed interviews for blog posts—strong photo and video skills are a plus. The fellow will conduct research on specific topics or potential interviewees to develop questions and talking points for the podcast and to support broader work.




Managed by the University City Exchange ( at Arizona State University, the Ten Across initiative convenes diverse perspectives to better share information and to inspire proactive decision-making for resilience and sustainability. Together with its growing network, 10X engages the region as a living laboratory through which to understand and cultivate more effective responses to the known future.




The southernmost portion of the U.S., from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, offers a compelling window on what lies ahead for the nation. On the front lines of social, economic, and climate change, the Ten Across region contains the three most populous states, many of the largest and most rapidly growing metro areas, the energy capital of the world, many of the largest American international ports, extremes in weather and water-related challenges, and great diversity and demographic change. Visit to learn more about the initiative.




Salary Range


$45,760 per year




Close Date






Essential Duties


  • Manage podcast production process Support the podcast host and team Research guests for the podcast and develop initial scripts for host to review Manage the podcast production schedule and development Promote the show Call, email and schedule guests to join the podcast Prep the host and guest before a podcast recording Prepare questions prior to an interview Ensure podcasts meet internal deadlines Guide guests on talking points throughout the recording Manage each episode's editing, recording and distribution Monitor each episode's analytics and metrics Develop new and innovative strategies to engage the audience, build up listener communities across platforms and raise awareness of the podcast channel. Tailor, adapt and edit content for podcast/video/social media



Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in related field; OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.




Desired Qualifications


  • Evidence in being an ASU graduate within last 12-months or currently enrolled in ASU graduate degree program. Evidence in having a background/completed some coursework in sustainability, environmental studies, social sciences, public policy, or communications in addition to journalism degree Experience researching, recording, editing and publishing audio/podcast content Demonstrated knowledge with podcast recording and publishing platforms and protocols (, Spreaker) as well as Adobe Audition and Adobe Photoshop. Experience in being self-directed but willing to ask for help and direction as needed Experience with Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously Video and audio editing experience Experience in problem-solving skills and initiative Evidence of effective communication, organizational, and follow-through skills Experience in research skills and inquisitive nature Evidence of being detail-oriented individual Evidence of effective communication Evidence in being organized and proactive and effective communicator



Working Environment


  • Activities are performed on the TEMPE CAMPUS in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse Frequently required to stand and walk to other areas of the school Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds Ability to regularly change priorities to accomplish tasks with frequent interruptions Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping Moderate noise level Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions Ability to work in standard office setting or remotely as required.



Department Statement


The University City Exchange (UCX) was formed to ensure a continuous, nimble, and coordinated address to the pairing of institution and place. In this role, the UCX develops integrative project frameworks which unite the deep capacity of the university with critical urban issues at all scales. Projects range from urban plans reflecting multi-stakeholder objectives to constructed projects in campus or urban settings to expansive thought-leadership efforts related to long-term sustainability. “These projects are advanced as a form of university ‘extension’ aimed at driving creativity and solutions regarding building a better future” (President Michael Crow, ASU).




ASU Statement


Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.




COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion's webpage.




ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit




Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.




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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.




Background Check Statement


ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.




Instructions to Apply


Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.




Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.




Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.




ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.




Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.




IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.




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