Supervising producer (London) | Media jobs – Journalism.co.uk



The Wall Street Journal is looking for a supervising producer to help oversee production of video and audio coverage in its London hub. Top candidates for this position will demonstrate excellent editorial, production and team-management skills.

We are looking for a strong editor and journalist with experience covering business, economics and markets news, with a deep knowledge of US and global politics.

In this position, you will lead a small team of video and audio producers to produce coverage that stands out in the 24/7 information cycle. Because our London office leads the US day, early mornings and deadline pressure is a constant in our newsroom, so an ability to react quickly is essential.

We are looking for candidates who are invigorated by being constantly up-to-date on the news of the day and are able to bring this information to our audience quickly by working with WSJ’s reporters and editors across a variety of coverage areas and bureaus.

You will:

Propose new and original ideas for timely coverage on a daily basis
Work with the international executive producer to lead a small team of video and audio journalists to produce relevant coverage of interest to The Wall Street Journal audience
Coach beat reporters and news editors to appear on camera or in podcasts
Work with video and audio journalists to hone story angles and strengthen scripts
Research, write and produce coverage on a regular basis
Provide clear, timely and productive notes on scripts and projects in edit
Ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed
Be able to work late hours and weekends as part of a regular rotation and as news developments and time zone considerations may warrant

You have:

At least six years of experience working in a daily news environment
A deep understanding of business and markets trends, regional news, culture and politics
Experience producing compelling business, tech and political coverage under tight deadline constraints
Experience translating complex business and economics stories into reporting that informs WSJ’s core subscriber base and appeals to broader audiences
The ability to communicate clearly and collaborate easily with others

Exceptional writing skills

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter clearly outlining how your skills and experience meet or exceed the key candidate requirements.

You will be based in London and report to the international executive producer.

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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.

Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

About us

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organisation that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of US and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 38 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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