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Associate Producer, NBA Radio

Posted: April 3, 2024

Who We Are:

SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, SiriusXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories and music they love wherever they are.

This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically-acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees plays a vital part in bringing SiriusXM’s vision to life every day.


SiriusXM is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM’s platforms collectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, sports, talk, news, comedy, entertainment and podcasts. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM's subsidiaries Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company’s advertising sales organization, which operates as SiriusXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers.


How you’ll make an impact:

Responsible for the operation and quality of studio sound equipment during NBA Radio programs. Operates equipment to record, edit, synchronize, mix and reproduce recordings. Taking direction from Producers, Talent and Directors, participates in the creation of the sound image for assigned programs. Incumbents of this position may be assigned to more than one program and perform slightly different functions across programs.


What you’ll do:

  • Checks studio equipment and show logs for proper functioning prior to going on air, reporting technical problems and equipment malfunctions.
  • Runs the audio board for various live and taped programs and edits audio for on-air use.
  • Ensures studio sound equipment is functioning properly during programs.
  • Ensures that on-air product is up to broadcast standards before it leaves the studios.
  • Works with Producers and talent on following programming clocks to ensure that all content and advertisements are featured as planned.
  • Works with Producers, Talent and Directors to develop creative promos and sound ideas to enhance program content.
  • Chooses sound effects to enhance program image.
  • Coordinates the appropriate mix of music and sound for assigned shows, and ensures that levels are mixed properly.
  • Provides cues and support to Talent to facilitate with program continuity.
  • Screens incoming calls and selectively chooses callers to go on-air, for the purpose of enhancing program content
  • Puts listener calls through to on-air talent and ends calls.
  • Works with Producers to create / edit "Best of..." programs from archives of past shows for weekend or special re-broadcasting needs.
  • May provide hosts with news updates and breaking stories, on occasion.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • May assist with guest booking responsibilities.
  • Assists with talent needs arising during program including guest booking and research
  • Produces programs when called upon, including weekends.


What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • At least 2 years of experience running an audio board.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and multi-task
  • Strong knowledge of various programming genres
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Availability to work nights and weekends.
  • Previous use of Prophet and Adobe Audition preferred.
  • Proficiency in ISDN & IP Codec operation.
  • Operating studio sound equipment.
  • Mixing sound elements into a professional sounding product.
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.


At SiriusXM, we carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, including your background and experience. We expect the hourly pay rate for this position to be $18 per hour and will depend on your skills, qualifications, and experience. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.


Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

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