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Jayson De Leon

Senior Producer of Slate’s Slow Burn
Member since 2020


  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Providence, RI



Contact Jayson

Jayson is available for

Looking for opportunities to edit or produce interesting narratives in all sorts of forms (weekly, monthly, limited series) and genres (sports, non-fiction, politics). Also interested in teaching and mentoring opportunities.
  • Editing
  • Engineering
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Reporting
  • Scripting
  • Voice
  • Writing
  • Other
  • Teaching

About Jayson

Lead producer on Seasons 5 & 6 of Slate’s Slow Burn. Past work includes launching and co-leading production of Slate’s daily news program What Next hosted by Mary Harris. Also the founding producer of Slate’s Trumpcast which featured a rotating panel of hosts (Jacob Weisberg, Virginia Heffernan, and Jamelle Bouie). Produced season 1 of Family Ghosts, a non-fiction storytelling podcast from Sam Dingman, now in its fourth season. Previously an intern at NPR’s Planet Money.

Interested in projects beginning in 2022. Hoping to develop, edit, and/or produce a narrative non-fiction series. Also looking for opportunities to mentor and teach.



  • Mixing
  • Tape Syncs
  • Story Editing
  • Sound Design
  • Show Development
  • Scrubbing and Audio Editing
  • Scoring
  • Research
  • Reporting
  • Producing
  • Mentoring
  • Interviewing
  • Hosting
  • Field Recording
  • Field Producing
  • Booking
  • Audio Engineering
  • Voiceover


  • Mics: (1) Shure SM7B + (2) Shure SM58 + (1) Rode NTG2
  • Recorder: Zoom H5 + Cloudlifter
  • Programs: ProTools, Adobe Audition, Hindenburg, Izotope, Waves

Previous Work

  • Senior Producer at Slate