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Dow Jones Digital Audio Host, Barron's Group (Contract/Temporary) in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Barron’s Group is looking for a NY based host and audio journalist for its podcasting team. The host will work with Barron’s and Marketwatch newsroom reporters and editors to write and host a daily business and markets podcast. Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in audio journalism, high quality on-air presence and writing skills, plus have experience reporting business and market coverage.

Regular working hours for this role are 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and may adjust depending on news coverage needs.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Hosting and writing a daily business and markets podcast

  • Sourcing timely news and archival audio

  • Helping to book external and internal interview guests and conducting interviews with reporters from Barron’s and


  • Fact-checking and ensuring that all journalistic and legal standards are followed

  • Proposing new and original ideas for timely and relevant programming

Key candidate requirements:

  • At least 3-5 years’ experience serving as an audio host and/or producer in a daily environment

  • Clear communicator with exceptional written and collaboration skills

  • Excellent news sense and a strong interest in markets and business

  • Demonstrated experience working on news and/or narrative podcasts

  • Ability to work early morning hours and work flexible hours as needed

  • Track record of hosting quality audio content efficiently under tight deadline constraints

  • Bonus points for being adept with operating studio boards as well as field equipment

  • Bonus points for experience with audio editing in Adobe Audition and/or Pro Tools software

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. This is a 6 month contract role (with potential of extension).

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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: 21989