Producer, SiriusXM’s The Catholic Channel (Full-Time, Remote)

Position: Full time with medical benefits, paid holidays and vacation time

Description:

Produce a weekday evening talk radio show called, “The Busted Halo Show with Father Dave Dwyer.” Reports to the program director of the Catholic Channel, SiriusXM ch. 129, a partner channel with the Catholic Archdiocese of New York.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Create and write show content under the direction of the program director and the host
  • Arrange studio bookings and remote airings of the show.
  • Research and schedule guests who will appear on the show, with approval of the host.
  • Act as sound engineer during live and pre-recorded shows (from a remote location such as your home)
  • Edit audio show content, including creating ‘best-of’ shows from archival audio
  • Produce daily and weekly show promos
  • Post show content to social media and to remote podcasts
  • Work closely with show guests and on-air personalities while managing the day-to-day activities of the show
  • Should ideally be comfortable speaking on air
  • Produce features for commercial breaks, special shows, and other daily shows, as assigned
  • Complete other related duties, as determined by the program director and/or the general manager of the Catholic Channel, including helping with other daily shows.

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in media, communications, broadcasting or a related field
  • 3+ years experience in radio broadcast or other media
  • Experience working on radio/tv shows focused on religious, namely Christian/Catholic, content.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills, as shown through a proven body of work.
  • Detail and deadline focused
  • Ability to adapt under pressure to changing priorities
  • Mission driven and comfortable working with the Catholic Church

Details:

  • This position will be a full-time employee of the Catholic Archdiocese of New York, working as a contractor with SiriusXM Radio. The position is fully remote and equipment will be provided to your location.
  • The show airs live Monday through Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:00pm Eastern time and you would need to be available at least from 5:00pm Eastern time, plus other hours during the week to add up to 40 hours.
  • Salary range is between $42,000-$45,000 annual, with the possibility for other related contract/freelance work

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter addressed to Adam Hamway, program director, to: CatholicChannelJobs@gmail.com

 

Editorial/Social Media Intern (Part-time)

As an intern at Busted Halo, you will gain hands-on experience with a small, creative team on the editorial process and social media management. Tasks might include:

  • Brainstorming and pitching ideas for publication
  • Developing a list of writers and experts who might contribute
  • Repurposing/rewriting existing content for publication
  • Writing/rewriting headlines to make the biggest impact with readers
  • Helping to develop an editorial calendar
  • Scheduling and publishing content online
  • Conducting photo research
  • Writing original articles
  • Writing teases for social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram
  • Learning best practices for using social media professionally
  • Brainstorming ideas for content to share with our followers
  • Researching viral trends and relevant topics for digital content
  • Creating original graphic designs 

Here’s what we are looking for in an intern:

  • Excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Creativity
  • Enthusiasm and energy
  • Familiarity with a variety of social media platforms
  • Outgoing personality
  • Ability to take an assignment and run with it
  • Attention to detail
  • Multi-tasker
  • Leadership skills
  • Team player

Not required, but we’d love if you have:

  • Familiarity with WordPress
  • Experience with design (Canva, Photoshop, etc.)

Interns will receive a stipend of $60/day, and course credit if desired.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to editor@bustedhalo.com and include links to any previously published writing, a personal blog, etc. Interns must be a current undergraduate or graduate student.