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Dow Jones Deputy Editor, Investigations in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a deputy editor to play an essential role in shaping its award-winning investigations coverage.

Investigations are at the heart of our big ambitions to produce distinctive and revelatory work that our readers can’t get anywhere else. The Deputy Investigations Editor will help manage a team of reporters and editors as well as collaborate with colleagues across the globe. You will be responsible for ensuring that all of our investigations meet the highest standards of Wall Street Journal reporting and editing.

The deputy will work hand-in-hand with the Editor, Investigations to set the tone for our biggest stories of the year, finding ways to deploy our investigative talents and shine light on the hidden and the unknown. To succeed in this role you will need significant experience leading large teams through major investigations.

You will be expected to carry on the Journal’s tradition of excellence and to think creatively and innovatively about how we cover stories for a digital audience. Experience in tackling complex projects in business and finance is a must.

The position will report to the Investigations Editor in New York.

You will:

  • Work collaboratively with reporters and editors across the newsroom to break stories, including data journalists

  • Identify and seize storylines, guiding reporters and editors to success

  • Work closely on all aspects of a story from conception, reporting to the final art and headlines to produce world-class investigative journalism

  • Find opportunities to tell stories readers can’t find anywhere else

  • Run a highly competitive team of investigative reporters

You have:

  • At least 5 years of journalism experience dealing with high profile stories

  • Experience managing reporters would be beneficial

  • A keen sense of the Journal’s audience – both present and future – and a demonstrated ability to help reporters craft appealing features

  • Ability to handle complex and sensitive coverage.

  • The very highest standards of excellence, and a commitment to ambitious and distinctive investigative journalism and a willingness to experiment

To apply, please submit a resume, a cover letter explaining how you would approach the job. Please contact recruiting@wsj.com if you have questions. *LI-JA1-WSJ

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.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, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - News - WSJ

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Pay Range: $100,000 - $250,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company.As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates.The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..

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: 41528