School of Media Studies

Job Opportunity: Podcast Writer/Producer at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Podcast Writer/Producer – The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

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In tandem with the Senior Producer, Daily Show producers, and Daily Show talent, will be part of a team responsible for the creation and development of the Daily Show podcast slate as the show continues to expand into the space. Will also be charged with exploring and developing new formats, executing new creative ideas and helping to create and build on the audio storytelling platform established by The Daily Show: Ears Edition and The Daily Show Podcast Universe.

The ideal candidate should have a strong comedic sensibility and be an experienced audio storyteller who is well-versed in The Daily Show, as well as conversations around news, politics, social issues, pop culture, and race.

Job Responsibilities

– In conjunction with Daily Show producers, write and produce segment The Daily Show podcasting slate

– Work collaboratively with a large production team, including the host, other producers, and editors across all TDS podcasts.

– Attend daily/weekly editorial and production meetings for all podcasts and provide guidance on story/topic/guest selection

– Facilitate regular evaluation and feedback on shows’ creative

– Research show/news/story soundbites and create questions for podcast guests.


– A minimum of 4 years production experience in radio, podcasting, or equivalent

– Strong communication skills, as well as the ability to satirical humor and show segments

– Ability to structure a funny, compelling, and unique audio story

– Ability to work with and lead a collaborative production team and help guide and shape the editorial direction of multiple podcasts

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