The Wall Street Journal is the most trusted news organization in America and the best source of news and analysis for ambitious people. Our reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists around the world 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. We're using the latest technology to develop new ways of publishing our journalism on a variety of platforms, experimenting with augmented reality and cutting-edge video and mobile storytelling formats. We’re looking for great journalists and innovative minds to join our newsroom as we continue to tell the important stories and further reinvent our journalism for digital priorities.
The Wall Street Journal is looking for a video journalist to join our breaking news team. Video journalists in this group produce topical and timely news-focused videos. Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in video journalism, demonstrate exceptional shooting, writing and editing skills, and have experience with graphics. In this role you will juggle many tasks and cover the day's news events across a variety of subjects. Adding depth and context to a story and bringing challenging topics to life visually under deadline pressure is a crucial part of this job. Please note, this is not an entry-level position and it is not a position producing documentaries.
Because this is a role focused on producing timely news coverage, you need to show successful projects that have been done in just a few hours and stand out in the 24/7 information cycle.
You will report to the Senior Supervising Producer on the News team. You will be based in our New York office.
To apply, please submit a cover letter 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.
Research, write and produce timely news coverage and topical analysis on a daily basis
Work with editorial leaders in all coverage areas to ensure that The Journal's deep reporting and expert analysis is reflected in every video
Coach beat reporters and news editors in person and remotely to appear on camera or in voiceover
Ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed
Work late hours and weekends as part of a regular rotation and as political events and news developments may warrant
Monitor feeds and breaking news events
Complete additional responsibilities as assigned
At least three years of experience working in a daily news environment
Experience producing compelling business, tech, politics and general news videos under tight deadline constraints
Knowledge of current events, U.S. politics and economics, and a nose for news
Professional experience writing scripts for news stories under tight time constraints
Skills using multiple camera setups, including the Sony FS5, FS7, C100 and C300
Adeptness with studio lighting setups
Professional competency editing with Adobe Premiere
Basic graphics experience using After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator
The ability to be a clear communicator with exceptional written and collaboration skills
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: Editorial/Journalism
Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000
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Req ID: 37738