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Dow Jones Hollywood Beat Reporter in Los Angeles, California

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal seeks a reporter to cover the film business. You will be responsible for covering major Hollywood studios, streaming services, talent agencies, unions, theaters and myriad other players. You will be expected to understand the economics of movie-making in the age of streaming as well as gather sources at the top levels and boards of Hollywood’s biggest companies as well as among its working talent.

You should have at least 3-5 years of experience covering a business or finance beat and a proven ability to get scoops as well as write enterprise pieces. Experience with the subject matter, though welcome, isn’t required. You should be eager to learn about Hollywood and be able to bring both business sensibility and cultural acumen. You should also be open to different forms of storytelling, such as through the Journal’s podcast, video and social media outlets.

While you may start this job remotely, you will be based in the Los Angeles bureau. You will report to Liz Rappaport. Candidates should be comfortable collaborating closely with other reporters both in L.A. and around the world.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

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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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