Supervising Producer, Social News Video

Dow Jones
NEW YORK, New York
Apr 26, 2019
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a supervising producer to oversee production of social news and markets video as part of the news and analysis team. Top candidates for this position will demonstrate excellent editorial, production and team-management skills. Although you will be the key manager of the social news video group, this is a hands-on role and we are seeking a strong editorial leader with a track record of producing timely news and markets coverage that stands out in the 24/7 information cycle.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Managing a small team of video journalists and graphics editors to produce quick-turn news and markets videos primarily for consumption by audiences on social media

  • Adapting feature and enterprise video storytelling for short-form presentation

  • Coaching video producers, beat reporters and news editors to appear on camera or in voiceover

  • Working with video journalists to hone story angles and strengthen scripts

  • Researching, writing and producing coverage, as necessary

  • Providing clear and productive notes on scripts and videos in edit

  • Ensuring that all journalistic and legal standards are followed at all times

  • Ability to work late hours and weekends, when news developments warrant

  • Completing additional duties as assigned

Key candidate requirements:

  • At least eight years of experience working in a daily news environment

  • Demonstrated experience producing compelling business, markets and tech coverage under tight deadline constraints

  • Specific understanding of content and audience differentiation on various social platforms including Twitter

  • Clear communicator with exceptional written and collaboration skills

All interested candidates should submit a cover letter clearly outlining how their skills and experience meet or exceed the key candidate requirements, along with links to five videos that represent the type of work described. Candidates who do not submit cover letters will not be considered.

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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 38 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).

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Req ID: 16528

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