The Wall Street Journal is seeking a New York-based audio reporter for its podcasting team. The audio reporter will work with newsroom reporters and editors, as well as video colleagues, to develop and produce exploratory, narrative podcasts with a focus on science and technology. Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in audio journalism, top-notch writing skills, and have strong experience producing in the studio and the field.
Research and pitch topics of interest to the Wall Street Journal’s audience, with a particular focus on tech and science
Source timely news and archival audio
Record studio and field interviews
Script, cut tape and edit full episodes
Book interview guests, as well as plan and execute remote interviews
Partner with news reporters and editors to produce audio package
Propose new and original ideas for timely and relevant programming
Manage multiple projects in various stages of production
Fact-check and ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed
Have the flexibility to work late hours and weekends as production and news developments may warrant
Complete additional duties as assigned
+3 years experience serving as an audio reporter, preferably at a global news organization
Ability to tell business & markets, tech and science stories in creative ways
Demonstrated experience working on longform narrative and magazine podcasts
A track record of producing quality audio content efficiently under tight deadline constraints
A professional-level understanding of Adobe Audition and/or Pro Tools software
Exceptional written and collaboration skills
All interested candidates should submit a cover letter clearly outlining how their skills and experience meet or exceed the key candidate requirements, along with links to five podcasts that represent the type of work described.
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