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Dow Jones Deputy World Coverage Chief in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal seeks an experienced journalist to be Deputy World Coverage Chief. The Deputy World Coverage Chief works under the World Coverage Chief to help shape the Journal’s reporting of geopolitics, international economics, conflicts and wars, and significant natural disasters. You will help to manage a significant team of reporters and editors across the globe.

To succeed in this role you will need significant experience leading large teams through big news moments. 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.

You will

  • Come up with distinctive, exclusive story ideas, commissioning, editing and working with reporters across the entire world network to produce world-class journalism

  • Work with the World Coverage Chief and the Deputy World Coverage Chiefs in London and Singapore to coordinate 24-hour coverage and management of the entire global network

  • Work with the Editor-in-Chief, senior editors, coverage and bureau chiefs base in New York on global stories or stories that require a global or international perspective

  • Manage security risk, people and budget management when on-duty in New York

  • Coordinate with security, the foreign editor and the managing editor to manage risk assessments for high and extreme risk assignments

  • Be responsible for managing and editing the Americas and the New York-based China team

  • Manage enterprise level stories for World

  • Be a part of the digital hub in the New York newsroom

You have

  • A strong understanding of audience data and how to commission and edit stories for a digital audience

  • 10 plus years of experience as a senior editor for a national newspaper

  • In depth knowledge of world affairs and how they relate to an American audience

The position will be based in New York and report to the World Coverage Chief.

The Journal’s reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists create important and impactful stories, firmly rooted in fact and adhering to the highest ethical standards. We report without fear or bias, and we maintain a proper sense of perspective, detachment and objectivity in our reporting.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter by tk deadline explaining how you would approach the job.

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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: 40588

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