The Wall Street Journal is looking for two full-time reporters to join Mansion, our luxury real estate section. You will report on the economics of real estate, focusing on high-profile transactions and property gossip. Your key responsibility will be to break news daily on high-end homes being bought and sold for our digital platforms.
You will report to Heather Halberstadt, the Journal’s Mansion editor. While you will likely start the job working remotely, you will eventually be based in our New York office.
Report, write and fact check an average of two high-end real estate deals a day
Dig deep to identify anonymous buyers and sellers
Scour real estate databases to seek out closings of homes that have gone unreported
Develop close relationships with real estate agents, brokers, developers and other industry figures to garner scoops
Identify broader economic and sociological trends
A strong appetite to break news
Attention to detail
Meticulous fact-checking skills. Each story requires rigorous fact checking to ensure that the sourcing and reporting is correct and meets the Journal's reporting standards.
The ability to write quickly and accurately
1 to 3 years of reporting experience
To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining how you would approach the job and five clips. The application deadline is May 24.
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