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Dow Jones Reporter, Mansion in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

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.

You will:

  • 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

You have:

  • 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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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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Req ID: 25261