The Wall Street Journal, Executive Producer - International (London)

4 days left

Recruiter
Dow Jones
Location
London
Salary
£DoE
Posted
06 Nov 2018
Closes
21 Nov 2018
Ref
14541
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal is seeking an executive producer to oversee international coverage for its global video and audio team.

Based in London, top candidates for this position will demonstrate excellent editorial, production and team-management skills.

Although you will be the key manager in this unit, this is a hands-on role and 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.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Proposing new and original ideas for timely news and analysis on a daily basis
  • Managing a team of video and audio journalists, and graphics editors to produce news and analysis videos and podcasts of interest to The Wall Street Journal audience
  • Collaborating with key editors, producers and shooters across our international bureaus to develop best-in-class video and audio journalism
  • Communicating daily and regularly with New York headquarters to ensure coverage is in sync with overall video and audio strategy
  • Coaching beat reporters and news editors to appear on camera or in voiceover
  • Working with video and audio journalists to hone story angles and strengthen scripts
  • Researching, writing and producing coverage, as necessary
  • Providing clear and productive notes on scripts and videos in edit
  • Ensuring that all journalistic and legal standards are followed at all times
  • Ability to work late hours and weekends as news developments and time zone considerations may warrant
  • Completing additional duties as assigned


Key candidate requirements:

  • At least 10 years' experience working in a daily, video news environment
  • Deep understanding of EMEA and AIPAC business and markets trends, regional news, culture and politics
  • Demonstrated experience producing compelling business, tech and political coverage under tight deadline constraints
  • Track record of translating complex business and economics stories into reporting that informs WSJ's core subscriber base and appeals to broader audiences
  • Experience producing long-form video coverage, including documentaries, is preferred
  • Clear communicator with exceptional written and collaboration skills
  • Unrestricted ability to work in the United Kingdom
  • 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.


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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 36 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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