Mobile Producer

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal seeks mobile producers to join its growing Mobile News Desk. As part of journalism’s most-experienced mobile and tablet team, the producers will publish and curate news for the Journal’s global mobile platforms, including our Apple News channel and WSJ apps on iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

Mobile is increasingly the dominant platform for news and information and these producers will play an important role in serving WSJ readers.

The ideal candidate has experience as a journalist, strong writing and editing skills, solid news judgment, and substantial tech savvy. Candidates should be able to meet tight deadlines and independently and creatively troubleshoot editorial and publishing challenges in a fast-paced environment where the tasks and the tech change rapidly. A high comfort level with technology and a natural affinity for new digital tools and systems are a must.

The position involves daily hands-on editorial work curating content for mobile and tablet devices. Work shifts may include early mornings, evenings or weekends. Responsibilities also may include: working with multiple editorial and technology teams, mobile news layout and design, app template creation, editing headlines and copy, composing and sending push alerts and app technology testing.

Candidates should have at least three years of post-college journalism experience, including experience with digital publishing. A passionate interest in mobile technology and trends, attention to detail, copy editing skills and reporting experience are desired. Candidates should be adept with both Windows and Mac operating systems.

Solid skills with JavaScript/HTML5/CSS are a major plus and greatly desired.

Experience with Photoshop, Angular/React coding, news content algorithms and/or the Methode content publishing system is a plus.

Applications should include a resume and cover letter.

Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

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

Requisition ID 2016-28632

Job Locations USA – NY-NEW YORK

Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

Job Area1 News

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