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Dow Jones News Editor in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Wall Street News Editor

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a news editor to help shepherd our Wall Street coverage.

You’ll edit must-read stories about the most dynamic people and institutions in finance – a topic at the core of The Wall Street Journal. You’ll get to explore a wide variety of topics, including the sprawling U.S. banking system, new developments in consumer finance and the giant pools of money reshaping corporate America, including private equity and hedge funds. You'll also edit scoops about big corporate deals and IPOs on a moment's notice.

The ideal candidate is equally comfortable handling breaking news and editing ambitious long-form features.

You have:

  • Impeccable writing and editing skills.

  • A knack for distilling complex ideas into simple terms and captivating stories.

  • Creative ideas for telling stories in new ways and formats.

  • A keen sense of the Journal’s audience and laser-focus on distinctive journalism.

  • The ability to exercise news judgment under intense pressure.

  • A track record of handling breaking news on deadline.

  • The drive to coordinate with teams across the newsroom to bring big stories to life.

Requirements:

  • Editing experience. Experienced reporters with exceptional writing skills are also encouraged to apply.

  • The ability to use digital-publishing tools to produce engaging journalism across the Journal’s publishing platforms.

  • A deep interest in learning about Wall Street and consumer finance.

This position is based in New York and reports to Wall Street Editors David Benoit and Cara Lombardo.

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

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: 50,000 - 180,000

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: 42224

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