The Wall Street Journal, Coordinating Producer (London)
The Wall Street Journal is seeking a coordinating producer to help oversee and produce coverage in our London video hub.
Top candidates for this position will demonstrate excellent editorial, production and team-management skills.
While you will work with the international executive producer to oversee production on this team, this is a hands-on role.
We are seeking a strong editor and journalist with a track record of producing timely business and markets news as well as political and industry analysis, who can work independently to create video that stands out in the 24/7 information cycle.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Proposing new and original ideas for timely coverage on a daily basis
- Working with the executive producer and a team of video journalists to produce news and analysis and social news videos of interest to The Wall Street Journal audience
- Coaching beat reporters and news editors to appear on camera or in voiceover
- Working with video journalists to hone story angles and strengthen scripts
- Researching, writing and producing coverage on a regular basis
- 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:
- Six years of experience working in a daily video news environment would be advantageous
- Deep understanding of 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
- Clear communicator with exceptional written and collaboration skills
- Unrestricted ability to work in the UK
Click 'APPLY' now. 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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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).