Freelance Factual-Entertainment Producers

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Somethin' Else
July 5, 2021
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Somethin’ Else creates award-winning audio for an extensive and rapidly expanding range of brands and broadcasters. We produce radio programmes for the BBC, commercial radio, podcasts and audiobooks for a global audience.

As our team continues to grow, we’re looking for experienced, freelance factual-entertainment producers to work on our food and gardening output. We expect to be able to offer successful candidates either a fixed term contract or freelance work up until the end of 2021.


The role will involve:

  • Sourcing, interviewing and recording contributors
  • Editing and scripting episodes
  • Working alongside journalists and presenters as well as executive producers and assistant producers
  • Generating, developing and pitching ideas

We’re looking for producers who have:

  • Demonstrable experience in audio production or TV / film production
  • Experience making factual-entertainment formats and discussion shows, and experience or interest in food / gardening content
  • A love of audio and wide-ranging podcast and radio listening habits
  • A passion for uncovering great stories
  • A strong understanding of what makes a compelling podcast
  • Strong organisational skills and experience of keeping to schedules and working to deadlines and within a budget
  • Experience of working collaboratively with talent and with a team


Rate: £200-250 per day depending on experience.


If you are interested in the role, please apply here by uploading your CV and a cover letter including a credit list of your work and highlighting your availability. Applications close at midnight on July 12th 2021.


Somethin’ Else is committed to equal employment opportunities and to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workforce. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of society and are open to discussing flexible or part-time working arrangements. 

 We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, people with disabilities and women, as they are under-represented in the business. If you have a disability or a need that we can accommodate in our hiring process, please let us know.

Somethin’ Else is a Sony Music Entertainment company.