The Wall Street Journal is looking for a London-based host and producer for its podcasting team. The host/producer will work with newsroom reporters and editors to produce and host a daily business news podcast. Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in audio journalism, top-notch on-air presentation and writing skills, and have experience reporting business and politics in the studio and the field. Regular working hours for this role are 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and may adjust depending on news coverage needs.
Primary responsibilities include:
Hosting and producing a daily business and politics podcast
Sourcing timely news and archival audio
Booking external interview guests and conducting interviews with reporters on the WSJ news team
Recording studio and field interviews
Editing clips and briefs, and mixing full episodes
Fact-checking and ensuring that all journalistic and legal standards are followed
Completing additional duties as assigned
Proposing new and original ideas for timely and relevant programming
Managing multiple projects in various stages of production
Key candidate requirements:
At least 5 years’ experience serving as an audio host and/or producer in a daily news environment, preferably at a top-tier news organization
Clear communicator with exceptional written and collaboration skills
Excellent news sense and a keen interest in current events, U.S. and world politics, business, and economics
Demonstrated experience working on newsy and narrative podcasts
Ability to work early morning hours, holidays and as part of a regular weekend rotation as news developments and team scheduling may warrant
Track record of hosting and producing quality audio content efficiently under tight deadline constraints
Adept with operating studio boards as well as field equipment
Professional-level understanding of Adobe Audition and/or Pro Tools software
Unrestricted ability to work in the United Kingdom
All interested candidates should submit a cover letter clearly outlining how their skills and experience meet or exceed the key candidate requirements, along with audio links that represent the type of work described.
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
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Req ID: 27314