Dow Jones Researcher in Beijing, China

Job Description:

The China bureau is looking for a researcher with a nose for digging out information to cover the world’s second largest economy and new major power. The researcher occupies a linchpin role in a team covering all the topics important to understanding China today -- from large innovative tech companies to slowing economic growth, high-level political machinations and climbing debt. Duties involve working with editors and other reporters to develop stories, tracking down sources for interviews and diving into documents for in-depth investigations.

The successful candidate will have the determination to look beneath the surface of events to find the deeper story. A thick skin and the inability to take “no” for an answer are crucial. A nimble mind able to jump across a range of stories and the temperament for teamwork are pusses. Fluency in Chinese is a must, as is the ability to write clearly in English.

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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 .

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

About Us

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street 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 (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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