The Wall Street Journal is the most trusted news organization in America and the best source of news and analysis for ambitious people. Our reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists around the world create important and impactful stories, firmly rooted in fact and adhering to the highest ethical standards. We report without fear or bias, and we maintain a proper sense of perspective, detachment and objectivity in our reporting. We're using the latest technology to develop new ways of publishing our journalism on a variety of platforms, experimenting with augmented reality and cutting-edge video and mobile storytelling formats. We’re looking for great journalists and innovative minds to join our newsroom as we continue to tell the important stories and further reinvent our journalism for digital priorities.
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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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: Art/Graphics Group
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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