Full Time - Mid-Level (Senior Producer, Reporter, Editor)
Are you a tech industry journalist with a passion for podcasting? The Wall Street Journal is looking for a self-starting, experienced podcast host/producer to lead our Tech News podcast, first working from home and ultimately working from our office in San Francisco. You’ll work closely with our experienced tech team in the Bay Area, tapping into the reporting of the WSJ newsroom, but also getting your own scoops and exclusive audio-first interviews. You may be asked to contribute to long-form tech and innovation narrative-driven stories, as well as support the rest of the audio team in New York and London.
This job reports to the executive producer, audio.
Handle soup-to-nuts production of a daily tech podcast (writing scripts, recording interviews, hosting, editing sound, posting to platforms)
Conduct remote recordings and in-studio 2-way interviews with reporters
Do field reporting and interviews with tech industry insiders
Use ProTools to cut and assemble shows
3+ yrs experience in audio storytelling, preferably in hosting/producing a podcast
3+ yrs working in a news- or news-adjacent setting, preferably in tech industry news
Experience fact-checking and editing audio scripts, both before and after recordings
Experience learning and writing in a specific brand voice
Experience with field recording
Proficiency in cutting and mixing tape for audio
Strong journalistic judgment with a specific eye for fact-checking and editorial standards
Experience with longer form non-fiction narrative is a plus
Calm under pressure, able to switch gears and react to breaking news
Highly organized, with an ability to manage multiple projects at once
Collaborative and creative
Internal Number: 22380
About The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The 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 U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp.