Audio Producer, The Wall Street Journal - NY

Dow Jones
New York
05 Nov 2019
04 Jan 2020
Job Type
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a New York-based audio producer for its podcasting team.

The audio producer will work with newsroom reporters and editors, as well as video colleagues, to develop and produce exploratory, narrative, magazine and subject-specific feature podcasts.

Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in audio journalism, top-notch writing skills, and have strong experience producing in the studio and the field.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Researching topics of interest to the Wall Street Journal's audience, with a particular focus on tech and science
  • Sourcing timely news and archival audio
  • Recording studio and field interviews
  • Cutting tape and editing full episodes
  • Booking interview guests, as well as planning and executing remote interviews
  • Partnering with news reporters and editors to share their reporting in audio form
  • Proposing new and original ideas for timely and relevant programming
  • Managing multiple projects in various stages of production
  • Fact-checking and ensuring that all journalistic and legal standards are followed
  • Ability to work late hours and weekends both as part of a regular weekend rotation and as news developments may warrant
  • Completing additional duties as assigned

Key candidate requirements:

  • At least three years' experience serving as an audio producer in a daily news environment, preferably at a global news organization
  • Ability to tell business & markets, tech and science stories in creative ways
  • Demonstrated experience working on narrative and magazine podcasts
  • Track record of producing quality audio content efficiently under tight deadline constraints
  • Professional-level understanding of Adobe Audition and Pro Tools software
  • Clear communicator with exceptional written and collaboration skills

All interested candidates should click 'APPLY' to submit a cover letter clearly outlining how their skills and experience meet or exceed the key candidate requirements, along with links to five podcasts 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 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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