We are looking for a part-time editorial assistant for the Unchained Podcast, which consists of the following:

  • A 60-75 minute weekly podcast with host Laura Shin and 1-2 guests. This show is published every Tuesday morning Eastern Time.
  • A 45 minute weekly podcast with host Laura Shin and 1 guest, which includes a 20-minute interview and a 10 to 15-minute separately recorded news recap. This show is released every Friday morning Eastern Time. 
  • A 60 minute bi-weekly podcast called The Chopping Block, a discussion between four early-stage crypto investors, sometimes with a guest. It’s livestreamed on YouTube every other Tuesday and then released on the podcast either the next day or the day after.

Website: https://unchainedpodcast.com/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/unchainedpodcast 

Additional duties around other associated media, such as the newsletters, and Laura’s other work. 


Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Report and write the Unchained Daily newsletter, which is published M-F
  • Conduct research for and listen in on and suggest questions for the podcast episodes
  • Curate and write stories for the weekly news recap, released on Laura’s Bulletin newsletter
  • Do the first draft edit of the shows, write the show notes
  • Art and web production 
  • Maintain the writing section of Laura’s author website
  • Manage the Discord/premium subscription
  • Book guests for the shows and pre-interviews
  • Compile and dissect analytics on the performance of the newsletter, podcasts, etc.
  • Additional duties around surveys, merchandise shop, NFTs, Laura’s Bulletin newsletter and Laura’s Medium blog, etc.
  • Maintain the hello@ and pitches@ email accounts
  • Additional help with book(s) and the investigative podcast series with Law&Crime


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of the crypto space
  • News and editorial judgment
  • Writing experience, also for radio/broadcast
  • Ability to write snappy subject lines, headlines and blurbs
  • Copy editing/proofreading skills
  • Web production skills
  • Video/audio production skills a plus
  • Creative, resourceful, persistent self-starter
  • Detail-oriented


To apply:

Please email [email protected] with the subject line “Editorial assistant application” with an email about your interest in the job, your experience and your qualifications, as well as a copy of your resume and some examples of your writing.


About Unchained 

Unchained is a twice-weekly podcast and video series by crypto journalist and author Laura Shin. Formerly a senior editor at Forbes, she was the first mainstream journalist to cover crypto full-time, and her podcasts and videos have had more than 15 million downloads and views. Known as “your no-hype resource for all things crypto,” Unchained aims to cover the crypto industry from an objective point of view and in a comprehensive way, touching on everything from technical issues and monetary policy to regulation and culture.