The Wall Street Journal is seeking a supervising producer/editor to join its growing audio team. This editorial role requires excellent journalistic instincts, production and logistical knowhow, and team-management skills. You are an editorial leader with a proactive and entrepreneurial spirit -- someone who has a start-up mentality, likes to innovate and iterate, and has a proven track record managing daily and weekly production in a matrixed, global news organization.
Primary responsibilities include:
Working with the executive producer and senior supervising producer to manage a small group of audio producers to produce daily, weekly and feature podcasts
Proposing new and original ideas for timely and relevant programming on a regular basis
Inspiring a team to work creatively despite tight deadline pressure
Coordinating with platforms and vendors, proactively taking all necessary steps to ensure timely and uninterrupted distribution of audio content
Partnering with technical operations team to ensure audio equipment, studios and facilities are functioning and up to date
Researching, writing and producing coverage, as necessary
Providing clear and productive notes on scripts and programs in production
Ensuring that all journalistic and legal standards are followed at all times
Ability to work late hours and weekends as news developments and time zone considerations may warrant
Completing additional duties as assigned
Key candidate requirements:
At least five years’ experience working in a non-fiction audio environment, producing original audio content and overseeing a small team
Deep understanding of current business and markets trends, domestic and international news, pop culture, tech and politics
Demonstrated experience producing compelling programs under tight deadline constraints
Working knowledge of a DAW (ProTools or Adobe Audition)
Full knowledge of and experience with distribution and ad-serving providers
Clear communicator with exceptional written and collaboration skills
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
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Req ID: 28060