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Dow Jones Audio Producer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a self-starting, experienced audio producer to work on a new podcast focused on women’s experiences in the workplace, as well as the career and money issues affecting their lives and ambitions. You’ll work closely with the show’s senior host and producer, as well as key stakeholders across the WSJ newsroom, tapping into Wall Street Journal coverage and initiating original ideas. We are looking for a highly-organized, collaborative and creative self-starter who can work as part of a small team to drive show production.

We are a growing audio unit that works with many areas of the WSJ newsroom to produce quality, factual, news-driven podcasts on topics that range from business, personal finance and economics to tech and science. We have a solid core listenership, which we’re looking to expand and deepen.

While you will likely start the job working remotely, you will eventually be based in our New York office.

You Will:

  • Collaborate with coverage areas and other areas of the newsroom to develop audio projects

  • Play a key role in the production and post-production of the podcast, writing scripts, recording interviews, editing sound and posting to platforms

  • Conduct remote recordings and in-studio 2-way interviews with reporters

  • Ensure highest qualitative and journalistic standards

  • Collaborate with our social team on audience development strategies connected to the podcast

  • Manage multiple projects in various stages of development and production

You have:

  • Experience working in a national newsroom with at least 3+ years of experience in podcasting or audio production

  • An understanding of, and interest in, The Wall Street Journal's core topic areas as well as strong editorial judgment and broad knowledge and interest in current events and news

  • Strong editorial skills, including experience in research, fact-checking and sculpting longform interviews both before and after recordings

  • Experience developing and launching new products

  • Working knowledge of a DAW (ProTools or Adobe Audition)

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining how you would approach the job.

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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

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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 38 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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Req ID: 28059