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Dow Jones Reporter, Banking in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a reporter to cover the most storied firm on Wall Street -- Goldman Sachs. This is a marquee beat at the center of markets and finance.

You will also cover Morgan Stanley. Together, the banks sit at the intersection of Wall Street and the rest of the economy. Their traders keep the markets humming. Their bankers negotiate megamergers and big IPOs. They cater to the rich and powerful and, increasingly, a broader swath of the American public with nascent Main Street banking offerings. Both rebounded from the 2008 financial crisis to post record profits -- a run largely unaffected by a pandemic that’s caused widespread economic damage.

It’s an ideal time to start on the beat. Goldman is pivoting away from its iconic trading and deal-making businesses toward savings accounts and credit cards for the masses. (And it recently paid a massive fine to resolve a globe-spanning corruption scandal.) Morgan Stanley is changing, too -- paying $18 billion for a pair of companies it hopes will hasten its transformation into a money manager for regular people. A power shift in Washington following the inauguration of President Biden could put them, and the rest of Wall Street, back in regulators’ crosshairs.

These companies are of exceptional importance on Wall Street and the Journal’s audience. As such, we’re looking for a reporter who has a track record of dominating competitive coverage. Finance experience isn’t required, but we're looking for a quick study who’s interested in the subject.

You should be equally comfortable with breaking news and enterprise and have a history of successfully collaborating with other reporters. We’re also looking for someone who’s excited about exploring new and emerging storytelling formats.

While you may start remotely, you’ll eventually be based in New York and report to Marie Beaudette, the banking editor.

To apply, please submit your resume and five clips.

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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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