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Wall Street Journal seeks a senior video journalist in New York

November 20, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Do you want to make creative, informative and deeply-reported technology videos? Do you want to be part of a team that interviews the top technology leaders and helps people better understand our complicated connected world?

The Wall Street Journal video department is seeking a highly creative and technically savvy senior video journalist to join our team in New York and work with Joanna Stern, the Journal’s Emmy-award-winning senior personal technology columnist.

Top candidates for this position will be first-rate producers with a track record of shooting and creating highly-visual, in-depth videos that make sense of complicated topics and trends. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate exceptional shooting, producing and editing, strong multitasking and organizational skills, a deep interest in technology and a dogged devotion to getting the job done under tight deadline constraints.


  • A versatile and skilled videographer who is confident shooting and field producing in a variety of environments under tight deadlines. Think everything from the studio to a car junkyard (really!) to an interview at a big technology company. Preference given to those proficient with ​Sony FS7, FX9 and A7S cameras. Adept with studio lighting setups and audio. Must be able to show clips where you were the primary camera on a project.
  • An understanding and interest in technology journalism and explaining complicated technologies in fresh and fun ways. A passion for rolling up your sleeves and reporting and pitching stories that haven’t been told before.
  • Experience producing pieces from pitch to publish, translating scripts in creative ways, using high-quality video, motion graphics and a wide range of editing techniques.
  • At least five years of experience producing, shooting and editing videos, preferably in a daily news environment at a top-tier news organization. You must be organized and know how to manage your time to meet deadlines and keep to the production plan.
  • Must have strong editing skills and mastery of the Adobe suite, with a high level of expertise in Premiere. Basic graphics experience using After Effects and Photoshop.
  • A self-starting idea generator and your clips should demonstrate vision and versatility. Should have flexible working hours and proven experience meeting tight deadlines in high-pressure situations.

Applications should include a resume, a cover letter explaining your interest in the job and technology journalism and links to at least three pieces you have shot and edited yourself. Please include a description of the role you played in each production. No reels, please.

Pay Range: $50,000 – $180,000

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