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Dow Jones Associate Video Journalist in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an associate video journalist to join its New York-based video team to contribute to topical and timely news, feature and explainer video production across the department.

We’re looking for a candidate who is passionate about news and eager to learn in a fast paced, rigorous environment. In this role, you will support video journalists and senior video journalists in the production of a wide range of the department’s videos, including text-on-screen, reporter-fronted analysis, in-depth explainers and original field pieces.

You should have a professional background in video journalism and demonstrate solid editing skills in Adobe Premiere. Experience with shooting and graphics in Adobe AfterEffects, Photoshop and Illustrator is a plus.

You will juggle many tasks and should be excited about covering the day’s news events across a variety of coverage areas. The ability to react quickly and hit deadlines is essential to the job, as is the ability to bring challenging topics to life visually.

Because the role is focused on producing and supporting the production of timely news coverage, please send work-sample links to news videos you have worked on that stand out in the 24/7 information cycle. Candidates with a record of pitching stories for ongoing news coverage will take priority.

To apply, please submit a cover letter clearly outlining how your skills and experience meet or exceed the key candidate requirements, along with links to five videos that represent the type of work described.

While you may start this job remotely, you will eventually be based in our NYC office. You will report to the director of video content and programming.

You will:

  • Research, write and produce timely news coverage and topical analysis on a regular basis

  • Support video journalists and senior video journalists with pitching, researching, reporting and booking for on-the-news video stories

  • Collaborate with reporters and editors in the newsroom on topical news videos

  • Fact-check scripts and ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed

  • Monitor feeds and breaking news events

  • Be able to work late hours and weekends as part of a regular rotation and as breaking news events may warrant

  • Complete additional duties as assigned

You have:

  • Demonstrated experience producing breaking news videos under tight deadline constraints

  • Experience researching, reporting and booking sources for video shoots

  • Knowledge of current events, U.S. politics, technology and economics, as well as a nose for news

  • Professional competency editing with Adobe Premiere

  • Strong communication skills

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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

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 27311