Video Journalist (Shooter/Producer) - Freelance contract

Dow Jones
NEW YORK, New York
Apr 24, 2018
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a creative and highly talented Video Journalist to join our team in New York creating deeply informative and engaging visual storytelling on a freelance basis.


  • The ability to convey news and tell stories in creative ways using high-quality video, graphics and animation.

  • Must have a strong interest in journalism, and an understanding of The Wall Street Journal's core topic areas.

  • Can work in partnership with text reporters and editors to develop video scripts that get to the heart of the story.

  • Should be a versatile videographer who is confident in shooting video using a range of different cameras in a variety of environments – from the studio to challenging outdoor shoots.

  • Must have a good understanding of the Adobe suite, with a high level of expertise in Premiere, and basic knowledge in After Effects.

  • Should be flexible with travel and have proven experience of meeting tight deadlines in high-pressure situations.

You should be a self-starting idea generator and your reel should demonstrate vision and versatility. An interest in creating innovative styles, video series and story templates is a plus. This is a three month contract position.

Strong preference will be given to those who can display skills as an expert shooter and editor, create well-designed motion graphics and think out of the box about mobile video formats.

We expect to see at least three examples of video work that you have shot or edited yourself.

Applications should include a resume, cover letter and clips / reel.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at . Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

About Us

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Req ID: 11022

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