The Wall Street Journal is seeking a passionate and detail- oriented associate producer to join the audio team, working primarily on its Future of Everything podcast.
This podcast explores new advances in science and technology, and the possibilities they hold for society. The longform, narrative podcast is part of WSJ’s Future of Everything franchise, and involves collaborating with newsroom reporters, editors, video journalists and our Live Journalism team.
Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in journalism, top-notch writing skills, and some experience producing in the studio and in the field. They will have a deep curiosity for the latest developments in science and technology, enjoy researching a diverse slate of complex topics and relish the opportunity to work on stories from start to finish.
We hope to find someone excited to be part of our growing, collaborative audio team producing innovative storytelling with heart, humor and the highest journalistic standards.
All interested candidates must submit a resume and cover letter clearly outlining how their skills and experience meet or exceed the requirements below, along with links to past work that represents the skills described. Only candidates who submit cover letters will be considered for this role.
This position will report to the Supervising Producer of the Future of Everything podcast and is based in our New York City office.
Research and pitch topics of interest to the Wall Street Journal’s audience, with a particular focus on technology and science.
Source timely news and archival audio.
Record dynamic and engaging interviews in the studio and in the field.
Book a range of diverse and interesting interview guests, along with planning and executing remote interviews.
Work with reporters and editors across the newsroom to find story ideas and arrange interviews with key sources.
Fact-check and ensure that the highest journalistic and legal standards are followed.
Work to improve the social media presence of podcasts.
Coordinate with editors to ensure podcasts are embedded in Wall Street Journal articles and promoted in newsletters.
Be flexible to work late hours and weekends as production and news developments may warrant.
Complete additional duties as assigned, including working on other podcasts.
At least 2 years of experience working in a news environment, preferably a daily news environment at a global news organization.
A professional-level understanding of Adobe Audition and/or Pro Tools software.
The ability to convey news and tell science and technology stories in creative and engaging ways.
A track record of producing high quality audio content efficiently and under tight deadline constraints.
Some background in story research and planning, especially in science and tech.
Exceptional written, communication and collaboration skills.
The Journal’s reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists 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.
Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
Req ID: 33381