Producer - Moncrieff, Newstalk

About Us

Bauer Media Audio Ireland is Ireland’s premier media company and the home of some of Europe’s leading commercial media brands. Bauer Media Audio Ireland owns and operates a portfolio of media channels with a strong focus on commercial radio and emerging digital media.


The company maintains some of the largest independent radio networks in Ireland and it continues to be one of the fastest-growing radio networks in the world.


Our brands include Newstalk, Today FM, 98FM, Spin, Spin South West, Off The Ball, Red FM, iRadio, Media Central and Go Loud along with Ireland’s largest digital audio platform, audioXi.


Newstalk is Ireland’s fastest-growing independent talk radio station in Ireland, with a weekly reach of 822,000 people across 26 counties. Newstalk continues to grow its audience each year and is known across the nation as the independent voice of Ireland, boasting a strong line-up of Ireland’s leading broadcasters.


Newstalk is also one of the most respected media brands in the country, having a track record for engaging content and campaigns that have helped to grow our reputation and our listenership.


About The role 

Newstalk is currently inviting candidates to apply for the role of Producer on our multi-award award-winning afternoon show, Moncrieff.

Think you're right for the job? Then get in touch!


Moncrieff is no ordinary programme – you will need all the pre-requisite radio and production skills but above all, we are looking for a creative thinker and someone who looks at things differently. Do you have an alternative view and approach things from a different angle?


If this sounds like you, if you are familiar with Moncrieff, and have what it takes to take the programme to the next level, we want to hear from you.


What you’ll do -

  • Lead all aspects of daily production for the show
  • Direct, nurture and develop researchers and reporters working with the programme
  • Lead the editorial vision for the programme and forward plan accordingly
  • Produce live in studio and build a good working relationship with the presenter
  • Generate and develop creative, original and new ideas for the programme 
  • Book guests and collate briefing material for the presenter.
  • React to breaking news quickly and in an appropriate manner 
  • Edit and create imaginative audio pieces for the programme
  • Secure the best guests and on-air exclusives for the programme
  • Other duties as required

 If the following traits sound like you, you might be the right person for the job:

  • You have a strong interest across a wide variety of subject areas including current affairs, social issues, lifestyle, entertainment and pop culture
  • You are good at developing unique radio ideas and alternative angles on existing stories
  • You have your finger on the audience’s pulse
  • You have shown strong leadership qualities in previous roles
  • You have excellent knowledge of defamation law and Coimisiún na Meán codes of conduct
  • You are proficient in recording and editing and the workings of digital and social media
  • You’re a self-starter and are driven by ambition to succeed
  • You can multi-task and work well under pressure and to deadlines

Before applying, make sure you tick the following boxes:

  • The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ of experience in a similar role.
  • Qualification in journalism or a related discipline

The closing date for applications is Friday 19th July


Our Culture & Rewards

At Bauer Media Audio Ireland we strive to be the most innovative, dynamic and best-in-class media outlet in Ireland. We want more people to spend more time with us. We want to talk to every person in Ireland, every single week, through one of our channels. To make this happen, our team is made up of some of the most passionate and creative people you’ll find. Working here means no two days are the same. The work by its nature is fast-paced, and it can be intense - we work really hard – but we are all here because we truly love what we do.


We are committed to promoting, developing, and facilitating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace culture, and to encourage and support the creation and distribution of content that reflects the diverse audience in Ireland.

Bauer Media Audio Ireland employees believe that the most important thing in creating a happy, respectful workplace culture is to simply act like the kind of person you would like to work with.

Date:  10 Jul 2024


Req ID:  1959