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Dow Jones Health and Medicine Bureau Chief in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal’s Health & Science group is looking for an enterprising editor to help lead our healthcare coverage into the future. You will manage a team of reporters covering public health, research, healthcare disparities, the practice of medicine and the treatment and prevention of disease.

This is an opportunity to define industry-leading coverage at a crucial time, as the healthcare system grapples with the lessons learned from the pandemic. At the same time, scientific advances are taking off in the fields of genetics, artificial intelligence and more, posing new ethical and logistical challenges. But at its heart, this is a human story. In this role, you will unravel complex science, probe misaligned public and private priorities and hold to account the stakeholders making life and death decisions that affect every individual. You will drive daily coverage, and you will lead projects and major coverage story lines, talking through stories with editors and strategizing with reporters. You will work with visual, audio, video and strategy colleagues; help manage our planning; and edit copy.

We're looking for someone who has 3 or more years of experience managing reporters and a proven ability to break news as well as tell compelling narrative stories across platforms.

While you may start the job remotely, you will eventually be based in New York and report to Stefanie Ilgenfritz, the health & science coverage chief.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter, outlining how your experience, skills and interests align with the role’s requirements and mission.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

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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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