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Producer, The Star Spot astronomy and space podcast and radio show

  • Multiple Locations, ON


Are you interested in science journalism, astronomy, or space exploration? Do you enjoy podcasts and radio shows? We're looking for volunteers to assist with the space-themed podcast and radio show "The Star Spot". The Star Spot is a non-profit production which features interviews with leaders in astronomy, space sciences and engineering, and space exploration, as well as exciting and timely news from similar fields. The show has listeners internationally and is looking to expand its production team with passionate, dedicated volunteers who are eager to create engaging educational content. To learn more and listen to the show check out or visit our facebook at

The Star Spot is looking for individuals to help aid in the creation and coordination of the podcast. Successful candidates applying to produce will assist in organizing the technical production and writing of the podcast ensuring that it is ready to be released on a consistent bi-weekly basis. The Producer will be responsible for helping to find and organize in studio or skype interviews with guests of the podcast including the brainstorming and pitching of diverse topics to feature on the podcast. The Star Spot is a non-profit organization with a focus on creating educational content and features a 50/50 split of Canadian and International guests. Producer candidates must be organized, persistent, have good communication skills, and be willing to work over a longer term basis to manage a small team of news writers and assistants. 

Due to the nature of this job much of it can be performed off-site though there will be bi-weekly meetings to discuss the show going forward. 

Experience in Media production, communications, or journalism is an asset. 

For any questions about the position please email Chyann at

Additional Information:
Limited training provided.

Required language:

Close to subway station
Paid parking available

Minimum age:

Minimum hours per week:
3-6 hours, every other week

Task requirement:
verbal communication

team management

Accessible building  

Please e-mail your resume and interest to: 

Justin Trottier
Host and Executive Producer, The Star Spot Podcast