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Dow Jones Graphics Reporter, Print in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an experienced Graphics Reporter to drive creative and informative storytelling primarily for our print newspaper audience, with some digital crossover as needed.

You will work on both fast-turnaround and longer-term news and enterprise projects that span a number of coverage areas, such as markets, finance, business, politics, technology, health, and science.

You will bring your own strong ideas and work with other visual journalists, editors and reporters to create information-rich news graphics in a variety of formats that might include data visualizations, cartography, 3D, and illustration. We're looking for someone who is endlessly curious and collaborative.

While you may start this job remotely, you will eventually be based in our New York office. You will report to the visual editor.

You will:

  • Identify graphics opportunities for the top stories of the day.

  • Report, research, and create graphics that can vary in scope, from a smart bar chart, to a full page layout.

  • Work closely with reporters and editors on assignments.

  • Think broadly about the opportunities provided by different visual formats, as well as approaches that are appropriate for deadlines.

  • Work with digital teams to use the same source material when graphics require unique digital and print treatments.

  • Convert your graphics into digital formats using AI2HTML when required.

  • Help transform an idea that was originally digital in a print experience.

  • Help reporters and editors learn new skills that will contribute to their visual storytelling.

  • Work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.

  • This role will be aligned with print deadlines and may require weekend and evening shifts.

You have:

  • Prior experience in a newsroom, and a good understanding ofbusiness news.

  • Excellent visual journalism skills, including demonstrable design knowledge in areas such as layout, typography, and color.

  • Fluency with Adobe tools.

  • Experience with AI2HTML.

  • At least one or two specialties that might include design, 3D, or data visualization.

  • Ideally, strong cartography skills.

  • An interest in data journalism and associated tools, such as Excel, SQL, R and Python.

  • A creative vision and willingness to share and collaborate on new ideas.

  • The initiative to take on and learn new tasks or skills.

To apply, please submit a resume, a cover letter and portfolio of work.

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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 .

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, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: Art/Graphics Group

Union Status:

Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified

Req ID: 32010