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Dow Jones Audience Voices Reporter in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Audience Voices Reporter

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a Reporter to join the Audience Voices team. This small team moderates audience conversations, implements engagement strategies, works with new digital tools, and writes stories that give voice to our audience.

In this role, you will help to highlight the expertise of our readers and to enable meaningful conversations around the reporting that makes us unique.

A majority of your weekly hours will be spent on moderation and related tasks that allow our readers to engage in civil and elevated conversation. The remaining time will be devoted to strategies to drive deeper engagement with members and expand our audience reach. The Audience Voices team uses digital tools such as feedback forms and also works collaboratively with other teams, including WSJ Noted. and the New Formats/Newsletters team, and there are frequent opportunities to work on new projects.

Candidates should be comfortable interacting directly with readers as a representative of The Wall Street Journal and with journalists as a member of the newsroom.

This listing is for a Reporter willing to work four weekdays and one weekend day (Tuesday-Saturday). Flexibility around work schedule is helpful.

You will:

  • Moderate comments on WSJ.com

  • Correspond with readers about moderation decisions

  • Collaborate with team members and newsroom colleagues on audience engagement projects, including using digital tools like reader feedback forms

  • Contribute to the production of newsletters and WSJ Noted. news summaries

  • Ensure highest journalistic standards

You have:

  • Superb judgment in moderating comments

  • Excellent communication and writing skills

  • An interest and some experience in reporting and storytelling

  • General awareness of how a newsroom works and others’ roles and responsibilities

  • Comfort with audience data and digital tools

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred

While you may start this job remotely, you will eventually be based in our New York office. You will report to the Deputy Editor, New Audiences & Community.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

About Us

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: 28314

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