Associate Producer, WSJ Podcasts

Dow Jones
NEW YORK, New York
Jun 01, 2019
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking an associate producer to join its podcasting team. The audio producer will work with audio producers and hosts, newsroom reporters and editors, as well as video colleagues, to help develop and produce daily news briefs and subject-specific podcasts. Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in audio journalism, top-notch organizational and research skills, and have experience producing in the studio and the field.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Researching topics of interest to The Wall Street Journal’s audience

  • Sourcing timely news and archival audio

  • Recording studio and field interviews

  • Editing clips and briefs

  • Booking interview guests, as well as planning and executing remote interviews

  • Partnering with news reporters and editors to share their reporting in audio form

  • Coordinating with reporters and editors in New York, Hong Kong, London and other international offices to appear on podcasts

  • Fact-checking and ensuring that all journalistic and legal standards are followed

  • Ability to work late hours and weekends as news developments may warrant

  • Working to improve social media presence of daily podcasts internally and externally

  • Conducting in-studio recordings, as needed

  • Liaising with editors to ensure daily podcasts are embedded in articles

  • Completing additional duties as assigned

Key candidate requirements:

  • At least three years’ experience working in a daily news environment, preferably at a top-tier news organization

  • Ability to convey news and tell business and markets stories in creative ways

  • Track record of producing quality audio content efficiently under tight deadline constraints

  • Knowledge of current events, U.S. and world politics, economics, and a nose for news

  • Professional-level understanding of Adobe Audition and Pro Tools software

  • 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 podcasts that represent the type of work described.

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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 .

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: Marketing 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: 17122

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