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
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
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 .
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
Req ID: 32960