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Associate Video Journalist in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an Associate Video Journalist to join our short-form video team to create timely video features, recurring franchises and in-depth explainers for the WSJ YouTube channel.

We’re looking for a candidate who is passionate about news and eager to learn in a fast paced, rigorous environment. In this role, you will support video journalists and senior video journalists in the production of a wide range of the team’s videos, including reporter-fronted analysis, in-depth explainers and original field pieces.

You should have a professional background in video journalism and demonstrate professional editing skills in Adobe Premiere. Prior experience with shooting and creating graphics in Adobe AfterEffects, Photoshop and Illustrator is a plus.

You will juggle many tasks and should be excited about covering the day’s news events across a variety of coverage areas. The ability to react quickly and hit deadlines is essential to the job, as is the ability to bring challenging topics to life visually.

Because the role is focused on producing and supporting the production of timely video features, candidates with a record of pitching stories for ongoing news coverage will take priority.

The position is based in our New York City office and reports to the Supervising Producer of the WSJ YouTube team.

To apply, please submit your résumé, a cover letter clearly outlining how your skills and experience meet or exceed the key candidate requirements, and links to five videos that represent the type of work described and the role you played in each. Candidates who do not submit cover letters will not be considered.

You will:

  • Support video journalists and senior video journalists with pitching, researching, reporting and booking interviews for timely video features, recurring franchises and in-depth explainers for our WSJ YouTube channel.

  • Research, write and produce timely news coverage and topical analysis.

  • Fact-check scripts and ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed.

  • Collaborate with reporters and editors in the newsroom on topical news videos.

  • Be able to work late hours and weekends as part of a regular rotation and as breaking news events may warrant.

  • Complete additional duties as assigned.

You have:

  • Experience researching, reporting and booking sources for video stories.

  • Demonstrated experience assisting the production of quality video content efficiently under tight deadlines.

  • Deep understanding and interest in The Journal’s core coverage areas.

  • Strong editorial judgment and broad knowledge of current events, U.S. politics, technology and economics, as well as a nose for news.

  • Professional competency editing with Adobe Premiere.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with exceptional organizational and time management skills.

The Journal’s reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists create important and impactful stories, firmly rooted in fact and adhering to the highest ethical standards. We report without fear or bias, and we maintain a proper sense of perspective, detachment and objectivity in our reporting.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. 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, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

Union Status:

Union role

NYC 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.

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: 34908