The Wall Street Journal is seeking an associate producer to join its podcasting team. The audio producer will work with audio producers and hosts, newsroom reporters and editors, as well as video colleagues, to help develop and produce daily news briefs and subject-specific podcasts. Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in audio journalism, top-notch organizational and research skills, and have experience producing in the studio and the field.
Primary responsibilities include:
Researching topics of interest to The Wall Street Journal’s audience
Sourcing timely news and archival audio
Recording studio and field interviews
Editing clips and briefs
Booking interview guests, as well as planning and executing remote interviews
Partnering with news reporters and editors to share their reporting in audio form
Coordinating with reporters and editors in New York, Hong Kong, London and other international offices to appear on podcasts
Fact-checking and ensuring that all journalistic and legal standards are followed
Ability to work late hours and weekends as news developments may warrant
Working to improve social media presence of daily podcasts internally and externally
Conducting in-studio recordings, as needed
Liaising with editors to ensure daily podcasts are embedded in articles
Completing additional duties as assigned
Key candidate requirements:
At least three years’ experience working in a daily news environment, preferably at a top-tier news organization
Ability to convey news and tell business and markets stories in creative ways
Track record of producing quality audio content efficiently under tight deadline constraints
Knowledge of current events, U.S. and world politics, economics, and a nose for news
Professional-level understanding of Adobe Audition and Pro Tools software
Clear communicator with exceptional written and collaboration skills
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 podcasts that represent the type of work described.
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: Marketing Group
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Req ID: 17122