Associate Producer - Podcasts

Sugar23 Audio is crewing up for a weekly news podcast co-produced with a major news organization. The show is a weekly deep dive into a person who is playing a major role in shaping our world. The show’s structure will be conversational.

All positions are NYC-area preferred, but we will consider exceptional candidates not in the NYC area. Please see bottom of this posting for submission instructions.

Sugar23 Audio is a division of the management and creative company, Sugar23, founded by Academy Award®-winning manager-producer Michael Sugar (Spotlight, The Knick, Dickinson, 13 Reasons Why, The Report, and more). Our audio team empowers world-renowned storytellers, thinkers, and visionaries to create entertaining and impactful podcasts.


Work in all areas of production, supervised by Senior Producer.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Research as directed by Senior Producer

  • Assist in finding, researching, and booking high profile subjects across a variety of fields

  • Pull archival material

  • Coordinate recording logistics (tape synch, shipping mic, booking studio time, etc.)

  • Coordinate and produce/record interviews

  • Edit interviews

  • Assist in building Descript project

  • Fact checking


  • 1 – 2 years podcast experience.

  • Well-rounded in all areas of production.

  • Proven booking experience.

  • Strong management skills.

  • Curious, flexible, creative and cool under pressure. Able to multi-task and fulfill a variety of roles.

$1600/week. Full time.


If you are interested in a position, please e-mail with:

  • Resume

  • 3 – 4 sentence description of why you would be a good fit for the position you’re applying for. A cover letter is not necessary.

  • In the subject line, please write ‘Sugar23 News Podcast Submission,’ along with the job you are applying for.

Sugar23 Podcast Group LLC (together with its affiliates) is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.