The Wall Street Journal, Supervising Producer (London)

Recruiter
Dow Jones
Location
London
Salary
£DoE
Posted
21 Oct 2020
Closes
19 Dec 2020
Ref
Job_Req_22534
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a supervising producer to help oversee production of video and audio coverage in our London hub. Top candidates for this position will demonstrate excellent editorial, production and team-management skills.

We are looking for a strong editor and journalist with experience covering business, economics and markets news, with a deep knowledge of U.S. and global politics.

In this position, you will lead a small team of video and audio producers to produce coverage that stands out in the 24/7 information cycle. Because our London office leads the U.S. day, early mornings and deadline pressure is a constant in our newsroom, so an ability to react quickly is essential.

We are looking for candidates who are invigorated by being constantly up-to-date on the news of the day and are able to bring this information to our audience quickly by working with WSJ's reporters and editors across a variety of coverage areas and bureaus.

You Will:

  • Propose new and original ideas for timely coverage on a daily basis
  • Work with the international executive producer to lead a small team of video and audio journalists to produce relevant coverage of interest to The Wall Street Journal audience
  • Coach beat reporters and news editors to appear on camera or in podcasts
  • Work with video and audio journalists to hone story angles and strengthen scripts
  • Research, write and produce coverage on a regular basis
  • Provide clear, timely and productive notes on scripts and projects in edit
  • Ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed
  • Be able to work late hours and weekends as part of a regular rotation and as news developments and time zone considerations may warrant


You Have:

  • At least six years of experience working in a daily news environment
  • A deep understanding of business and markets trends, regional news, culture and politics
  • Experience producing compelling business, tech and political coverage under tight deadline constraints
  • Experience translating complex business and economics stories into reporting that informs WSJ's core subscriber base and appeals to broader audiences
  • The ability to communicate clearly and collaborate easily with others
  • Exceptional writing skills


Click 'APPLY' and submit your resume and a cover letter clearly outlining how your skills and experience meet or exceed the key candidate requirements.

You will be based in London and report to the international executive producer.

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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).