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Digital Producer - Music

Iowa Public Radio is looking for a multimedia content creator to join our Digital team as Digital Producer – Music. This person will work in collaboration with the Digital Director and the digital team to grow IPR’s digital music audience, maximizing the digital impact of the music service through creating and distributing compelling content. To do this, the Digital Producer - Music will work with the music team to identify and build web stories from interviews, profiles, in-studio sets, and more. The Digital Producer – Music also creates and publishes social posts from performances and other music happenings and collaborates with the talk shows and Arts & Culture Reporter when there’s overlapping content for IPR’s digital music audience. The Digital Producer – Music relies on audience data and testing to support their decision-making, and is additionally responsible for weekly analysis and sharing of high and low performing content with the music team and digital staff.

Iowa Public Radio is a well-respected and thriving non-profit organization.  IPR offers an excellent benefits package, including health benefits, a retirement plan with a 2-to-1 employer match, immediate accrual of vacation (16 hours monthly) and sick (12 hours monthly) time and a flexible work environment.

$40,000 - $55,803


  • At least one year of experience as either an intern or full-time employee in a professional journalism or media organization OR at least one year experience working as a media creator in the music industry;
  • Experience working in multimedia and digital platforms and knowledge of content promotion strategies;
  • Direct experience in video or photojournalism, using visual media to tell a story;
  • Familiarity with AP writing style and demonstrated skills in writing for print; 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; and
  • A valid state-issued driver’s license and reliable transportation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Media Production, Communications, English, or related field experience;
  • Experience working with digital audio editing software; 
  • Firm foundation in journalism ethics, news gathering and reporting techniques; 
  • Experience creating and optimizing content for search results;
  • Experience building a personality and presence on at least one social media platform; and
  • A love for music, the internet, storytelling, and serving an informed public.

Apply through the position link on the IPR website.

For full consideration, applications must include:

  • Cover letter or narrative detailing how your experience compares to the duties, qualifications, and functions for this position. The narrative should not exceed two pages.
  • Three links to online high quality multimedia content, including at least one article you have written and published through a journalism-based media organization and one multimedia package.
  • Resume.

Employment at Iowa Public Radio is dependent upon successful completion of a criminal background check including a driving record review.

IPR will accept applications through 5:00 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2024.


  • Integrity: We maintain the highest standards of journalism, providing trustworthy and relevant content with meaningful context.
  • Curiosity: We serve an inquisitive audience by asking questions, seeking knowledge, and exploring new ideas.
  • Belonging: We strive to reflect Iowa’s cultural complexity by offering a supportive, equitable space for individuals and communities to tell the stories unique to their lived experiences.
  • Respect: We create a culture of respect for our audience, sources, and staff.
  • Innovation: We support creativity and embrace new ways of serving our audience.

Iowa Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin or sex is prohibited. If you believe you have been a victim of discrimination, please notify the appropriate local, state or federal agency.