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Kerizma Branding

United States

The Brand Devlopment & Investment Management Firm

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Andrew King

Canada

Remote Podcast Production. Audio, Video, Clips.

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David Whipple

Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

Visual design specialist

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Matt Brooks

Berlin, Germany

Operations + Scaling for Music Tech & Startups

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Chau Pham

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Videos for higher conversions!

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Kenjo ‎

Philippines

Digital Marketer (UI/X, Web Dev, SEO, SMM, SEM)

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Gawoon Chung

New York, NY, USA

Content Producer | Video Editor | Filmmaker

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Bethel Francis

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Attuned Creative: Writer & Designer

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TJ Quilaneta

Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines

Bringing Your Vision to Life w/ Top-Notch Quality

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Roger Oney

Taos, NM 87571, USA

Podcast / Web Presence / Product Mindset Coach ✨

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Agustina F

Argentina

Content Writer & Book PR

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Cheryl Folland

Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Copywriting mentor, story wizard

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🎥 Gourav ✍️

Pune, Maharashtra, India

✨Writer | Videographer | Marketer✨

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Shannon Vogel

New York, USA

Let's create something great together!

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Rayan V ✦

Australia

Video Editor & Storyteller | Podcast Production

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Macy Berendsen

St Paul, MN, USA

Fashion & beauty writer; podcast editor

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Olha Bodnar

Pennsylvania, USA

Digital Marketer | SEO & Ads Expert | 10+ Yrs Exp

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Defa Arimasera

Bali, Indonesia

Organized Project Coordinator for Media Agencies

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Derian de Waal

New Zealand

Creative Designer & Video Editor

Common projects for Podcast Producers

Creating a new podcast series from scratch.

Producing individual podcast episodes.

Editing and mastering existing podcast episodes.

Developing a podcast's audio branding elements, such as theme music and jingles.

Converting webinars, lectures, or talks into podcast episodes.

Providing podcast consulting services to improve an existing podcast's quality and audience engagement.

Tips for working with and hiring Podcast Producers

Identify your podcast's purpose

Before hiring a podcast producer, clarify your podcast's goal. Whether it's educational, entertaining, or a mix of both, having a clear aim will help the producer understand your vision and create a suitable production plan.

Review their past work

Examine the producer's previous podcasts to gauge their style, quality, and consistency. Listen to a few episodes to understand their storytelling and editing skills.

Understand their technical skills

Ensure the podcast producer is proficient in necessary software and tools such as audio editing software, sound effects, and music libraries. Their ability to leverage these tools is crucial to the successful production of your podcast.

Communicate regularly

Maintain open and frequent communication with your podcast producer. Discuss your expectations, provide feedback, and stay updated on the project's progress. Contra provides an excellent platform for smooth communication and feedback.

How to hire Podcast Producers

Define your needs

Understand the goals of your podcast and the kind of assistance you need from a Podcast Producer. This could include planning, recording, editing, or distribution.

Post a detailed job

Provide a clear job description on Contra, highlighting the podcast's objective, your expectations, and the skills required for the job.

Review applications

Evaluate applications and shortlist candidates based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Review their past work and client reviews on their Contra profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted candidates. Discuss your podcast's specifics, their approach to work, and how they handle feedback and revisions.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right candidate, make an offer through Contra, detailing the project timeline, deliverables, and payment terms.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Podcast Producers

1. Can you describe your approach to podcast production and how you ensure the final product aligns with the client's vision?

2. Can you share examples of podcasts you have produced in the past that showcase your technical skills and storytelling ability?

3. How do you handle revisions and feedback during the podcast production process?

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A freelance podcast producer is a professional who handles various aspects of podcast production, from planning, recording, editing, to distribution. They ensure the podcast's audio quality is top-notch, the content is engaging, and the episodes are released on schedule.

A freelance podcast producer is a professional who handles various aspects of podcast production, from planning, recording, editing, to distribution. They ensure the podcast's audio quality is top-notch, the content is engaging, and the episodes are released on schedule.

Podcast producers use a variety of tools, including audio editing software like Adobe Audition or Audacity, recording equipment, sound effects libraries, and podcast hosting platforms. The choice of tools can vary based on the producer's preferences and the podcast's specific requirements.

Hiring a podcast producer on Contra allows you to connect with skilled freelancers who can help enhance your podcast's quality and reach. With Contra, you can review their portfolio, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job detailing your podcast requirements on Contra. Podcast producers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of podcast producers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require podcast producer skills often involve creating new podcasts, producing individual podcast episodes, editing and mastering podcast audio, and developing a podcast's audio branding elements.

The cost of hiring a podcast producer on Contra ranges from $25 to $300 per hour. The actual cost can vary based on the complexity of the podcast, the producer's experience, and the duration of the project.

Freelance podcast producers are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra. Each milestone is funded individually at the beginning of the project and held in escrow. The funds for each milestone are only released after the client approves the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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