The Wall Street Journal Opinion section is looking for a New York-based audio producer to join our growing podcasting team. We’re seeking a high-energy, collaborative team player to produce podcasts that reflect the perspectives of The Wall Street Journal editorial board, columnists and a broad set of opinion contributors. The audio producer will work across several podcast formats, including interview and feature programs. This position requires a professional background in audio journalism, strong experience across several podcasting formats, and demonstrated production skills in both the studio and the field.
Lead and support production of podcasts working remotely, in studio and on location
Manage multiple projects in various stages of production
Research topics of interest to The Wall Street Journal’s Opinion audience, with a focus on politics, business, markets, economics, technology and science
Source timely news and archival audio
Record remote interviews and studio-based 2-ways
Cut tape and edit full episodes
Coordinate with Opinion’s managing editor to plan tapings at conferences and events
Book interview guests, as well as plan and execute remote interviews
Work with editorial writers, columnists and editors to share their reporting in audio form
Propose new and original ideas for programming
Fact-check and help ensure that we meet all journalistic and legal standards
Pitch in when needed to work late hours and weekends as news developments may warrant
Strong candidates will have the following skills and experience:
At least three years of experience serving as an audio producer in a daily news environment, preferably at a global news organization
Experience working on news, narrative and/or magazine podcasts
A track record of producing quality audio content efficiently under tight deadline constraints
Professional-level understanding of Adobe Audition and Pro Tools software
The ability to communicate clearly with exceptional written and collaboration skills
It is essential that candidates be familiar with the ideas, philosophy and principles for which the Wall Street Journal editorial page stands
You will be based in New York City and report to Lena Bell, Managing Editor, Opinion.
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Business Area: EDITORIAL
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
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