Associate Video Journalist, News & Analysis

Dow Jones
NEW YORK, New York
Oct 30, 2019
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

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Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an associate video journalist to join its New York-based news and analysis team. The associate video journalist will contribute to timely news and markets videos as well as features for WSJ Video’s Twitter video initiative. Primary duties will include assisting with newsroom and studio shooting and lighting, and may occasionally include researching and reporting on feature videos and producing videos in the field.

Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in video journalism, demonstrate solid shooting and editing skills, and have some experience with graphics in AfterEffects and Illustrator. Those in the role juggle many tasks and deadline pressure is a constant in our newsroom, so an ability to react quickly is essential, as is the ability to bring challenging topics to life visually.

Because this is a role focused on producing timely news and markets coverage, candidates need to show successful executions of projects within just a few hours. Candidates with social news and video experience will take priority.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Producing, shooting and editing timely news and markets coverage on a daily basis

  • Adapting feature and enterprise video for social audiences

  • Collaborating with others in the newsroom on topical video projects

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

  • Ability to work late hours and weekends as part of a regular rotation and as news developments may warrant

  • Completing additional duties as assigned

Key candidate requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience producing videos under tight deadline constraints

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

  • Skilled with multiple camera setups, including but not limited to the Sony FS5, FS7, C100 and C300

  • Adept with studio lighting setups

  • Professional competency editing with Adobe Premiere

  • Some graphics experience utilizing After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator

  • 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: 18987

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