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Careers at Crooked

Crooked Media is growing! In a late-bloomer kind of way. Help us speed through the awkward phase and get this company / hub of the resistance where it needs to be. We need your help!

If you think you or someone you know could be a fit, please send in resumes to jobs@crooked.com. Here’s what we’re currently looking for:

Audio Engineer / Studio Manager


Crooked Media is looking to hire a full time audio engineer/producer based at our LA HQ to record, mix and edit for our podcasts.

The ideal candidate should be excited about the podcast space and be self-motivated.

Day-today duties include:

  • Setting up and testing sound equipment before events, broadcasts or recordings
  • Organizing and maintaining studio computers and recording organization, including backing up files and maintaining external hard drives
  • Recording podcast sessions
  • Managing studio recording schedule
  • Create and maintain sound libraries
  • Resolve technical issues when they arise
  • Mixing sessions

Candidate must have:

  • Technical expertise in sound engineering techniques (e.g. equalization)
  • Experience with sound editing and recording equipment (e.g. mixing consoles)
  • Working knowledge of recording software and hardware (e.g. Pro Tools)
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • Experience as a sound engineer
  • A self-motivated, proactive, creative, accountable and nice attitude
  • Creativity along audio production
  • Good grasp of audio equipment, able to troubleshoot issues, etc
  • Adobe Audition and a passing understanding of other Adobe Creative Suite products
  • Editing recorded audio, cleaning up, adding intros, outros, music, sponsorships, etc
  • Mixing multi-track session


Internship Opportunities


All internships are based in Los Angeles, we unfortunately cannot accept remote candidates at the time being. Internships are paid and include access to snacks and the office doodles. To be considered for an internship with Crooked, you must submit your resume in the below format:

  • Email Subject: (Type of) Intern: (Timeframe you’re applying for)

o   Example: Research/Dev Intern: Spring 2019

o   Fall (Aug-Dec), Spring (Jan-May), Summer (May-Aug)

  • Attach 1 page resume to said email

We are accepting resumes for Spring Interns to start January 2019. Full time and part time options are available.


Business Operations Internship


  • Inform critical business decisions by driving research and applying analysis to achieve insights on strategic business initiatives

  • Manage recurring tasks such as updating demographic charts, daily ad sales operations, maintaining tracking sheets, and disseminating daily reports

  • Develop frameworks for tackling complex strategic challenges, and develop ROI models to measure financial impact of key initiatives

  • Prepare and process expense reports and ensure accurate GL coding of invoices and assist with the company’s internal databases to ensure they are accurate and up to date

  • Provide general support with data-related projects, record-keeping of product titles, and other necessary functional requirements


Live Show / Writer’s Assistant Internship


  • Interns will act as a writer’s assistant for LOLI and Pod Tours America

  • Experience in comedy writing preferred, must be interested in comedy writing

  • Responsibilities include taking notes, printing and formatting cards, and helping write/rewrite jokes and segments

  • Interns will be both a contributing member of the creative staff but also need to have attention to detail and a willingness to help with some of the more menial production tasks that comes with running a live show

  • Availability at least Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

  • Please send writing samples, jokes, or ideas for podcast segments/games along with resume


Design / Production Internship


  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, with focus on Premiere, Photoshop, and After Effects

  • Experience with cameras and shooting

  • A love of design, a passion for politics and a sense of humor

  • Creativity welcomed, production muscle also needed! (outlining with the pen tool, sourcing images and resizing assets will be an important part of the job)

  • Ability to stay organized and flexible within a rapidly evolving news cycle

  • Available at least 3 days per week

  • Equipment and software provided, just bring your brain!


Digital / Website Internship


  • Maintain and manage posting of daily content on crooked.com

  • Pull insights and best practices from all social platforms

  • Manage the planning and editing of social content, interacting with users, answering any questions and engaging in discussion when appropriate.

  • Introduce new ideas, marketing practices, platforms, and applications that will help keep our efforts ahead of the curve.

  • Provide day-to-day assistance with the execution of social media campaigns, live events, product releases, promotions, and additional content related activities.


Research / Development Internship


  • Assist in the daily operations of the development department

  • Keep track of incoming pitches and writing summaries and coverage

  • Maintain and track talent lists

  • Research new talent across all Crooked platforms

  • Willingness to assist other departments across Crooked (if necessary)

  • Ability to conduct research on current events, policy, and politicians quickly and efficiently

  • Willingness to stay up to date with news cycle, particularly elections

  • Compile information for podcast segments and on upcoming podcast guests

  • Fact check and copy edit daily newsletter

Important note: Crooked Media provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.