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Dow Jones Economics Reporter in BARCELONA, Spain

Job Description:

Dow Jones Newswires seeks a digitally proficient financial journalist to cover regional economies across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

The role involves covering economic indicators in the region, helping to plan and coordinate coverage ahead of time, then sending headlines and quickly writing the first stories and essential updates that provide professional investors with the news they need in real time.

We are looking for a journalist with experience in a fast-paced news environment and a background in economics and markets coverage. The successful candidate must have both a strong sense of urgency and a well-honed ability to distill the market-moving news in economic releases. Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues locally and in our network of bureaus are essential.

Native or fluent German will be an advantage, as well as other European languages. Applications should include a resume, cover letter and 3-5 samples of relevant news coverage.

This job is based in Barcelona.

You will:

  • Plan, organize and publish in real time a range of key economic indicators from across EMEA.

  • Exercise news judgment to identify economic themes and significant breaking news, and to respond quickly.

  • Recognize and respond to the core audiences for Dow Jones Newswires, and their needs and expectations.

  • Collaborate with reporters and editors from other groups, including WSJ colleagues and those in other bureaus and regions.

  • Uphold Dow Jones standards and ethics.

You have:

  • A well-honed sense of urgency along with a capacity to remain calm under pressure.

  • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to generate regular story and analysis ideas.

  • Solid news judgement that allows you to identify economic themes and significant breaking news.

The Journal’s reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists create important and impactful stories, firmly rooted in fact and adhering to the highest ethical standards. We report without fear or bias, and we maintain a proper sense of perspective, detachment and objectivity in our reporting.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 35631

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