Dow Jones Manager, Multi-Format Production in LONDON, United Kingdom

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a manager of multi-format production to support its video and audio team in our London office. Top candidates for this position will demonstrate excellent technical and production skills, as well as a proactive and collaborative spirit. Because this is a small team, the manager role is a hands-on position that works alongside video journalists and audio producers, serving as a shooter and editor, in addition to daily production responsibilities.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Working as a lead videographer, shooting and editing videos in-studio and in the field

  • Serving as the key manager responsible for video and audio production facilities, as well as camera, sound and editing equipment

  • Conveying news, feature and enterprise stories in creative ways using video, motion graphics and animation

  • Animating text, maps and charts

  • Managing multiple projects in various stages of production

  • Anticipating and solving production challenges in a proactive and positive manner

  • Developing workflows that reduce or eliminate friction for all involved in production

  • Overseeing both taped and live production, upholding highest standards to limit errors

  • Partnering with corporate counterparts to fully-utilize available resources

  • 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 seven years’ experience working in a non-fiction production environment, preferably one focused on producing digital video and audio coverage

  • Expert understanding of video and audio production workflows and technologies, including transmissions, control rooms, networking, field and studio operations

  • Demonstrated experience with multiple camera setups, including but not limited to the Sony FS5, FS7, C100 and C300

  • Adept with studio lighting setups as well as field shoots

  • Professional-level understanding of Adobe Suite, with a high level of expertise in Premiere and knowledge of After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Clear communicator with exceptional written and collaboration skills

  • Demonstrated experience executing production under tight deadline and budget constraints

  • 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.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: Art/Graphics Group

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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