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Dow Jones Reporter in BERLIN, Germany

Job Description:

The German service of Dow Jones Newswires is seeking a reporter in Berlin to cover economic and political developments with clear a focus on energy policy, including reporting on the main utilities in this sector in Germany

You will:

  • Report on economic and political developments in Berlin with a strong focus on energy policy

  • Report on several DAX companies and mid/small caps in the energy sector

  • Cover earnings, M&A activities, new orders, changes in the management team and developments in the respective industry

  • Write flash headlines, fills, updates, analytical pieces and previews

  • Attend press conferences and industry events

  • Usie news judgment to assess news priorities.

  • Generate story ideas

  • Conduct interviews in person and on the phone

  • Cultivate a network of sources

  • Work with other corporate reporters across the EMEA region, Asia-Pacific and the Americas

You have:

  • Excellent German skills since the working language is German (not English)

  • Experience in corporate and government reporting

  • Know-how in the energy sector

  • A real-time focus

  • Proven writing and editing skills to make also complex subjects understandable

  • Proven ability to write fast, accurate and authoritative real-time copy on the main story of the day and the ambition to execute original enterprise pieces for our online and print platforms

  • Understanding of how corporations report earnings, how economies are being measured and how financial markets react to news

  • Ability to juggle speed and accuracy at the same time. The jobholder must be able to work in a high-pressure environment effectively with the ability to meet tight deadlines.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

You will report to Andrea Thomas, team leader of the German language reporters in the Berlin office.

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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 .

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

Req ID: 32960