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Dow Jones Publishing Editor, Dow Jones Newswires in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Dow Jones Newswires is looking for a financial journalist with excellent news judgment for our real-time news-editing team in New York. We're seeking an editor who is invigorated by the demands of a 24-hour-news cycle and passionate about providing top-quality stories to readers.

Dow Jones Newswires provides news to The Wall Street Journal and MarketWatch, as well as nearly 100 million financial professionals on various platforms.

We are looking for a journalist with experience editing in a real-time environment and a background in corporate and markets coverage. As part of the team, you'll write headlines from corporate disclosures and edit breaking news stories, with the opportunity to write as well. You must have both a strong sense of urgency and a well-honed ability to distill market-moving news contained inside press releases and SEC filings.

You will

  • Work in a fast-paced news environment as part of a team of editors and reporters.

  • Quickly discern the essential market-moving details from news releases, regulatory filings, press conferences and other information sources.

  • Write and publish headlines on the news.

  • Edit, polish and code copy on deadline.

  • Sharply edit for grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, clarity, diversity and fairness.

  • Work closely with reporters on matters of style and substance.

  • Occasionally serve as a slot editor.

  • Uphold Dow Jones standards and ethics in your own work and that of others.

You have

  • 3+ years of experience as a news editor.

  • Strong financial news judgment

  • A sense of urgency along with a capacity to remain calm under pressure.

  • A proficiency in grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, structure, balance and fairness.

  • The ability to function within a team and consistently meet tight deadlines.

This position is based in New York and reports to a Senior Publishing Editor.

To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter describing how your skills, experience and interests align with the requirements of the position.

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.

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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: News/Editorial Group

Union Status:

Union role

NYC Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000

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: 36073

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