Senior Video Producer

Dow Jones
Closing date
15 Feb 2022

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Full Time
Video Producer
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Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a senior video producer to join the APAC video team in Singapore to produce clear, compelling and timely features, explainer videos and news coverage. You will pitch story ideas and deliver topical, news-driven, in-depth videos that have a focus on WSJ's core coverage areas, with a focus on global stories out of the Asia-Pacific region. The ideal candidate will have experience covering China across a broad range of topics from its economy and markets to politics and technology.

This role requires exceptional story development, shooting and editing skills plus a proven track record of using footage and motion graphics to create visually-rich videos that bring clarity to complicated topics. We are looking for a journalist who will combine solid news judgment and creative execution to produce quality video journalism on deadline. You will be tapped to juggle different tasks and projects as news events require. Please note that this is not an entry-level position and it isn't a position producing documentaries.

You will:
  • Pitch, research, report and script timely features, explainer videos and news coverage.
  • Manage every aspect of video production from ideation to post-production and ensure timely delivery under tight deadlines.
  • Have an eye for visuals and find creative ways to tell stories, using high-quality video, graphics and props.
  • Develop story ideas from the APAC region with a keen eye on China but also maintain a pulse on U.S. news developments in order to pitch stories with broader resonance.
  • Partner with colleagues across the newsroom to identify opportunities to produce visually distinctive videos across platforms.
  • Shoot videos in the studio, remotely and in the field, produce motion graphics, edit and publish.
  • Manage multiple projects in different stages of production.
  • Ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed.
  • Be able to work late hours or weekends as news developments warrant and as part of a regular rotation schedule.

You have:
  • At least five years of experience producing videos in a daily news environment, preferably at a global news organization.
  • A deep understanding of and an interest in the Wall Street Journal's core topic areas, as well as strong editorial judgment and knowledge of news from China and the broader APAC region.
  • The ability to work well across a newsroom and communicate with exceptional written and collaboration skills.
  • A professional-level understanding of Adobe Suite, with a high level of expertise in Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Experience with multiple camera setups, including but not limited to the Sony FS5, FS7 and A7S. Ability to set up lights in the studio and in the field.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining how you would approach the job and links to your best work that reflects the needs of this position.

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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: 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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