The Wall Street Journal is seeking a weekend supervising producer to oversee and produce news coverage as part of its global video team in London.
Excellent editorial, production and team-management skills are key for this position. While you will help manage a small London-based team with the executive producer of international, this is a hands-on role. We are seeking a strong editorial leader with a track record of producing timely international, business and markets news and political and industry analysis. Top candidates are ones who take initiative and can work independently to create videos that stand out in the 24/7 information cycle.
You will be based out of our London office, and will report to the London-based executive producer of international.
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.
- Lead the weekend international video news team, working a Thursday through Monday schedule
- Work with the executive producer and a team of video journalists to produce news, analysis and topical videos of interest to The Wall Street Journal audience
- Propose new and original ideas for timely coverage on a daily basis
- Work closely with video journalists to hone story angles, strengthen scripts and ensure videos maintain highest production value
- Research, write and produce coverage as necessary
- Provide clear and productive notes on scripts and videos in edit
- Monitor feeds and breaking news events
- Collaborate closely 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
- Mentor staff and provide opportunities for feedback and growth
- Ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed at all times
- Work late hours as news developments and time zone considerations may warrant
- Complete additional duties as assigned
- At least eight years of experience working in a daily video news environment, including time spent managing journalists and small teams.
- Experience producing compelling business, markets and tech videos under tight deadline constraints
- A deep understanding of current events, global politics and economics, as well as a nose for news
- 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 skills as a communicator and a collaborator
- Unrestricted ability to work in the UK
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
Req ID: 31800