Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal Seek Executive Producer



The Wall Street Journal and Gimlet Media are seeking an executive producer to develop, launch, and oversee production of a daily podcast. This is a hands-on role based in New York.

There aren’t too many specific details about what the new podcast will be. It does not appear to have a name yet. The job description says:

This new daily podcast will bring the Journal’s strongest reporting to our ambitious audience each day, sharing deep insights, context, analysis and storytelling from the Journal’s well-sourced reporters and editors in a format that is best suited for audio. We will draw from the Journal’s unparalleled business reporting and global news operation, plus Gimlet’s audio expertise to create this new show.

The executive producer will report to the Global Head of Video at The Wall Street Journal. Top candidates for this position will demonstrate excellent journalistic instincts and creative production and team-management skills.

They are looking for an editorial leader with a proactive and entrepreneurial spirit who wants to help shape the creative vision of an ambitious new show. The ideal candidate loves to tell stories, to innovate and problem-solve, and has a proven track record for developing and launching audio content.

Those who would like to know more details should visit the job description. It includes a long list of primary responsibilities of the Executive Producer, a list of key candidate requirements, and information on how to apply.