How to Become a Radio Program Producer

Radio Program Producer Job Description

Radio program producers coordinate all aspects of a radio program’s production, from initial concept creation to final production.



Radio Program Producer Job Duties

  • Create an idea for a radio program and initiate its production
  • Manage the production activities of an existing radio program
  • Oversee the marketing and promotion of the program
  • Obtain the rights to a script or pieces of information, if applicable
  • Negotiate terms with broadcasters
  • Negotiate contracts with on-air personalities
  • Oversee budgets and schedules
  • Hire and manage key staff including directors, writers and production crew members
  • Ensure that all post-production work is properly completed



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