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Dow Jones Audio Producer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Audio Producer, Podcasts

Dow Jones is seeking a creative and entrepreneurial Audio Producer who is well versed in news, finance, business, and technology to produce a weekly financial news podcast from MarketWatch.

The ideal candidate has experience producing fast-paced news content and coaching on-air talent, with a strong understanding and interest in financial news, markets, business, and economics and ability to turn around episodes quickly. The candidate will help select topics and structure episodes with multiple interviews on a weekly basis, and can build episodes with multiple tracks and scoring. Strong candidates will also have experience in writing compelling scripts.

This person will also provide data and insights on audio performance and suggestions for growing audience and engagement.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce full episodes from start to finish, including researching, pitching ideas, booking guests, writing scripts, fact checking, cutting tape, finding archival news clips, assembling mixes, and scoring episodes

  • Schedule recordings with podcast host

  • Record and direct host recordings both remotely or in studio

  • Coach reporters and editors without audio experience on presenting for audio

  • Book and schedule interviews with guests

  • Maintain the production schedule, including scheduling meetings, interviews and recording sessions

  • Attend Marketwatch editorial meetings to gather ideas and work with Marketwatch editorial staff on crafting stories

  • Assist on production needs across our other podcasts as appropriate

  • Work on growing audiences and promotion efforts

Key candidate requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience working in audio production

  • The ability and flexibility to work in a fast paced, changing environment

  • Strong writing skills and experience in building podcast episodes

  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks, problem solve, and execute against deadlines

  • Professional-level understanding of podcast editing tools such as Adobe Audition or Pro Tools and Descript, or ability to learn

  • Interest and knowledge in business, finance, and economics

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. Please include links to audio projects you have worked on, detailing your role in the production.

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - Wealth & Investing

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

Union Status:

Union role

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..

Req ID: 41124

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