Audio Reporter

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Dec 17, 2021
Feb 15, 2022
Job Type
Full Time
Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a New York-based audio reporter for its podcasting team. The audio reporter will work with newsroom reporters and editors, as well as video colleagues, to develop and produce exploratory, narrative podcasts with a focus on science and technology. Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in audio journalism, top-notch writing skills, and have strong experience producing in the studio and the field.

You Will:
  • Research and pitch topics of interest to the Wall Street Journal's audience, with a particular focus on tech and science
  • Source timely news and archival audio
  • Record studio and field interviews
  • Script, cut tape and edit full episodes
  • Book interview guests, as well as plan and execute remote interviews
  • Partner with news reporters and editors to produce audio package
  • Propose new and original ideas for timely and relevant programming
  • Manage multiple projects in various stages of production
  • Fact-check and ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed
  • Have the flexibility to work late hours and weekends as production and news developments may warrant
  • Complete additional duties as assigned

You Have:
  • +3 years experience serving as an audio reporter, preferably at a global news organization
  • Ability to tell business & markets, tech and science stories in creative ways
  • Demonstrated experience working on longform narrative and magazine podcasts
  • A track record of producing quality audio content efficiently under tight deadline constraints
  • A professional-level understanding of Adobe Audition and/or Pro Tools software
  • 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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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: 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: 28267

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