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Dow Jones Columnist, Heard on the Street in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

What better role is there in financial journalism than writing for The Wall Street Journal’s Heard on the Street?

Heard is the Journal's home for financial analysis and commentary. It’s a global team that writes sophisticated, quick and sharp commentary on markets, companies and economies. We question conventional wisdom and dig deeply into the numbers to give readers deep insights into business and investing. We have exposed scams, highlighted flaws in corporate strategy and, occasionally, tilted at windmills.

We are seeking a numerate writer to be based in New York to cover banks, insurers, asset managers and fintech for the recently-expanded column. The successful candidate will be an experienced journalist with a strong analytical bent, at least some knowledge of the industry and a high comfort level with finance and accounting who is able to generate column ideas and take a view. The columnist will collaborate with colleagues based around the world.

The position reports to Heard on the Street Editor Spencer Jakab.

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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

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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 38 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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Req ID: 17271

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