Executive Producer, The World

Boston, Massachusetts, United States · The World


Do you love the mission and ingenuity of public radio and podcasting? If so, check out this opening at PRI/PRX in Boston, Massachusetts.

Public radio and podcasting are at a moment of tremendous change and promise. PRI/PRX is at the epicenter of the audio revolution, bridging broadcast, digital and mobile with a portfolio of exceptional programs including PRI’s The World, The Takeaway, Reveal, The Moth Radio Hour, On Being, This American Life and the Radiotopia podcast network.

PRI's The World is a leading American journalism franchise covering global issues on public radio, podcasts and online. The World delivers journalism that is consequential, influential and high-profile. Produced by the combined public media innovators, PRI and PRX, in partnership with the BBC World Service and WGBH, The World reaches more than three million listeners across North America each week and 1.5 million on-line. Our newsroom in Boston is a place where passion and curiosity meet global politics and culture. We strive to tell deeply human stories in creative and innovative ways.

The Executive Producer is a creative, flexible, and accomplished leader capable of running a daily, national broadcast program. Leading digital efforts and audience engagement to recognized journalistic success and impact is a marker of success for this role.

The EP is responsible for all aspects of The World: broadcast, digital, strategic, editorial and budget planning, and participates in revenue generation planning with PRI/PRX. If you are someone who can plan strategically and lead a team to carry out that plan to success, then this is the right opportunity for you.

As EP, you will head the leadership team of the program in all its forms and be responsible for its staff and the program’s performance. You’ll work with PRX to identify and partner with key content, distribution, funding and technology providers to develop the broadcast, digital and engagement strategies.

Success is measured by

The EP is driven by excellence and innovation. They value and believe in the purpose of the show, promoting it within and outside the newsroom while continuously finding ways to improve the show. The EP is an excellent communicator with an ability to successfully navigate conflict and differences across lines of work and lines of difference.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Required Qualifications


This position is based in Boston. PRX employees are offered health, dental and life insurance benefits, short- and long-term disability, a 401k retirement plan, and paid vacation and parental leave.

Our Commitment To Diversity

We want our team to reflect the wide diversity of our country, and we strongly encourage POC and LGBTQ candidates to apply. We're committed to structuring our hiring process and company to be welcoming to applicants of all backgrounds.

PRX is an equal opportunity employer.

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