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Chase Producer - Talk Radio - Toronto ON



Reporting to the director, talk programming


Job Summary

The Chase Producer is responsible for performing a range of activities as in the creation of a two hour radio program, contributing to the scheduling, coordination and development of each program in coordination with the show host and Director, Talk Programming. Coordinating, scheduling and contacting show guests as well as formulating stimulating topics and show ideas is most important. The qualified candidate must be able to organize a daily two hour show from beginning to end, as well as perform all pre and post-show duties as well as have a well rounded knowledge of World and Canadian news, politics, pop culture, entertainment sports and general information.

Job Details


Producing Talk Radio Programming:

Coordinate chasing, scheduling, interviewing guests related both in-studio and remote.

Conduct research for programs; assist in determining required coverage

Plan, organize and coordinate production of radio programs

Determine treatment, scope and scheduling of production, including recording and assembling content

Interact with audience via social media, blogs and website updates as well as all post-show follow up, including On Demand.

Select and introduce material for broadcast; conduct updates for channel(s)

Cultivate and maintain regular contact with newsworthy individuals; stay current via relevant industry sources

Work professionally with hosts, technical producers, guests and co-workers in all other aspects of the broadcast day.

Participate in meetings; prepare status updates as required

Contribute to writing and editing texts and scripts for broadcast; assist with special features and conduct necessary research as required

Upon request of Director, Talk Programming, represent SiriusXM in various media outlets across North America via appearances on television; on websites; in magazines; and in social media

As assigned, attend news conferences and events on behalf of SiriusXM

Perform other duties as assigned, including writing and producing feature material and daily updates; website updates; social media participation; and field reporting

Audio quality:

Monitor quality of live and taped audio with respect to radio programs in accordance with established procedures and scheduling

Equipment operation: (when required)

Operate broadcast studio equipment used to record live and taped radio programs, from SiriusXM studio or home studio

Operate consoles to pick up feed sources from different locations

Respond to malfunctions in accordance with procedure

Coordinate, activate and oversee internet, On Demand, and any developing technologies as required.

Notify broadcast operations personnel of need for equipment repair or other technical difficulties as required

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

Level of Education

Completion of a college radio or television arts program

Job Related Experience

3-5 years’ relevant experience

Demonstrated talent and ability in previous live radio hosting assignments

Skills and Background

Ability to operate audio equipment used for live radio programs and broadcasts an asset


This position requires normal tact and diplomacy when interacting with colleagues, guests and others to complete work activities, as well as the ability to listen attentively and demonstrate sensitivity towards the concerns or interests of others conveying information. Solid written and verbal skills are required to effectively respond to inquiries.

If you’re interested in this position please send your resume to

Chase Producer, Talk Radio (contract)

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