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Podcast Scriptwriter

Field of Talent
Indianapolis, IN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

As a Podcast Scriptwriter, you will research and write suspenseful and compelling stories that capture the voices of our hosts. You are a writer who can capture the true-crime style, flow, and story elements while advocating for the victims of violent crime and their families within your r writing. This is a full-time, in-person position located in Indianapolis, IN that will require travel to conduct in-person interviews across North America.

What you will do:

  • Review research materials and write 3 to 4 scripts a month
  • Vet case suggestions for potential episodes and the adjacent advocacy components podcasts
  • Collaborate with show writers, reporters, producers, and hosts
  • Meet deadlines set by the shows producer and turn around revisions within the production timeline

The ideal candidate has:

  • At least 2+ years of experience in scriptwriting or related writing
  • A passion for true crime content and a commitment to sharing these stories responsibly
  • Willingness and ability to fact-check information
  • Collaborative spirit to work alongside our in-house team of producers, reporters, and writers
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage several scripts for multiple shows simultaneously
  • Flexibility to pivot and tenacity to find a solution when obstacles arise
  • Skills to craft compelling, in-depth stories
  • Openness to feedback
  • Passion and eagerness to do what it takes to deliver a product that is of service to the victims and their communities

About the company:

This is an Indianapolis-based media company focused on bringing our fans edge-of-your-seat storytelling that speaks to the latest generation of podcast listeners. Since December 2017, they have been creating and producing compelling content that leaves you craving more. They've produced multiple shows that have premiered at #1, racking up hundreds of millions of downloads a year. They are passionate about using their platform to make a positive difference in people's lives by using their time, money, and resources to advocate for victims and families

In exchange for your contribution to the team, you can expect to receive:

  • Amazing coworkers and collaborative environment
  • The chance to work on shows from a leading network for true crime podcasts
  • Competitive base salary and bonus incentives
  • Benefits contribution
  • 401(k) retirement plan with match
  • Paid time off
  • Team events and activities
  • The resources and support from a growing company to do your job well

Sound like you? Please apply with your resume and cover letter if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day.

Field of Talent


Indianapolis, IN
46230 USA


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