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Social Media Talent/Video Journalist, Barron's - NY

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Closing date
Feb 1, 2023

Job Details

Job Description:

Barron's is seeking an on-camera host and video journalist who has the knowledge, keen digital instincts and on-air talent to represent our storied brand on YouTube as well as other major social media platforms.

This journalist will work with our digital and innovative story teams to develop Barron's voice and style on YouTube as well as other digital media. We are seeking someone who has knowledge of the markets, economy and business journalism - and understands the kind of stories and digital tactics that help video stories trend with audiences.

This person should be a strong generator of ideas that can translate into engaging scripts and videos, ranging from five to ten minutes. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have a background hosting and creating videos for YouTube, demonstrated experience growing a YouTube channel and understanding of YouTube's best practices and analytics.

Barron's strongly values teamwork, so the ability to collaborate is a must.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Research, develop, pitch and report video stories
  • Host videos
  • Write scripts and companion articles
  • Conduct on camera and off camera interviews
  • Help develop and grow YouTube channel
  • Pitch, research, develop and report story ideas for business and finance videos



  • Minimum 3 years experience reporting, hosting and creating videos for YouTube
  • Ability to find compelling business and finance stories, interview subjects and explain complicated financial topics and storylines
  • Knowledge of YouTube best practices and growth strategies
  • Knowledge of the markets, economy and business journalism
  • Self starter who is nimble, innovative and versatile
  • Clear communication, written and collaboration skills

Preferred Qualifications:



  • Ability to shoot and edit videos a plus
  • Knowledge of editing with Adobe Premiere a plus
  • An interest in creating new video series and templates is a plus

Applications should include a resume, cover letter and clips / reel.

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Business Area: BG - OFFICE

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

Union Status:

Union role

NYC Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce.

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: 34001



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