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Supervising Producer, News

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Closing date
2 Oct 2021

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Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a coordinating producer to oversee news coverage as part of its global video team. Excellent editorial, production and team-management skills are key for this position. While you will help manage a small domestic team, this is a hands-on role. We are seeking a strong editorial leader with a track record of producing timely business and markets news, political and industry analysis, and feature coverage that stands out in the 24/7 information cycle.

You will report to the senior executive producer of news and specials. You likely will start this job remotely but will eventually be based in our New York office.

You will:
  • Manage a small team of video journalists to produce news, analysis and topical videos of interest to The Wall Street Journal audience
  • Work closely with video journalists to hone story angles, strengthen scripts and ensure videos maintain highest production value
  • Propose new and original story ideas for timely news coverage on a daily basis
  • Collaborate with key newsroom editors, overseas video leaders and producers to develop best-in-class video journalism
  • Coach beat reporters and news editors to appear on camera or in voiceover
  • Research, write and produce coverage as necessary
  • Provide clear and productive notes on scripts and videos in edit
  • Mentor staff and provide opportunities for feedback and growth
  • Ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed
  • Be able to work late hours and weekends as news developments and time zone considerations may warrant

You have:
  • At least eight years' experience working in a daily, video news environment
  • Experience producing compelling business, tech and political coverage under tight deadline constraints
  • A track record of translating complex business and economics stories into reporting that informs WSJ's core subscriber base and appeals to broader audiences
  • Strong communication skills

To apply, please submit a cover letter clearly outlining how your skills and experience meet or exceed the key candidate requirements, along with links to five videos 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 .

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

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world's top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 26685


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