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Dow Jones Director of Newsroom AI in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking an expert and creative Director of Newsroom Artificial Intelligence to shape and direct our response to this exciting and fast-developing area.

You will lead cross-functional teams of journalists, product specialists and prompt engineers as the Journal seeks to make the most of artificial intelligence for both its readers and its newsroom. You will be responsible for ensuring that the usage of artificial intelligence meets the Journal’s standards, values and reader expectations.

You will also advise senior editorial management about the latest developments in artificial intelligence and how they might affect the Journal and the news industry in general.

You will be responsible for assessing AI-based tools and making recommendations on usage, as well as working with wider Dow Jones leadership to prioritize efforts and help turn them into functioning products.

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of artificial intelligence, experience in the news media or a related field, and a passion for devising new and engaging user experiences.

You will:

  • Oversee our experiments involving artificial intelligence, both in terms of creating newsroom tools to aid the creation and production of our journalism and in user-facing experiences.

  • Prioritize the opportunities in AI-related fields that are available to the Journal.

  • Work closely with our product department to ensure that AI-based experiences are seamlessly integrated into our products.

  • Form and lead cross-functional teams to ensure all stakeholders are represented in anything we create using AI.

  • Collaborate with editorial teams, photographers, illustrators and developers to ensure they are making the most of AI.

  • Represent the newsroom in cross-company discussions of AI and the formation of appropriate policies and strategies.

You have:

  • Extensive experience in artificial intelligence, with a deep understanding of generative AI and its possibilities.

  • Proven experience in a leadership role, managing and inspiring a team.

  • Deep understanding of the news media landscape, its challenges and opportunities.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong project management skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter.

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.

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - 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. 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.

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..

Req ID: 40978

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