The Wall Street Journal is the most trusted news organization in America and the best source of news and analysis for ambitious people. Our reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists around the world 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. We're using the latest technology to develop new ways of publishing our journalism on a variety of platforms, experimenting with augmented reality and cutting-edge video and mobile storytelling formats. We’re looking for great journalists and innovative minds to join our newsroom as we continue to tell the important stories and further reinvent our journalism for digital priorities.
The Wall Street Journal is looking for an editor who can evaluate, prioritize, assemble and edit a robust mix of stories, graphics and photos for the news sections of the daily print edition.
This Senior Publishing Editor will work closely with other editors, as well as Art Directors and the Print Editor, to create and update a cohesive section with compelling page layouts. The position includes editing and fitting stories and writing headlines to finish daily pages on deadline.
You should have strong news judgment and the ability to work and manage teams and decisions under deadline pressure. You also should have a deep interest in all areas of news, in particular finance, business and technology, and a firm grasp of grammar, spelling and style. Compliance with standards guidelines and factual accuracy are critical.
The ability to work independently as well as on a team and collaborate with reporters and editors around the world is essential. You will be flexible in changing/handing off tasks, and eager to learn new skills.
At least five years of editing experience, preferably including in print journalism and publishing
Exceptional news judgment
Ability to edit for grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, structure, balance and fairness, and to oversee other editors’ work
Ease with editing text, photo captions and graphics
Ability to help connect the content with the audience
Numeracy; confidence in analyzing the data behind a story, drawing on general knowledge
Uphold Dow Jones standards and ethics in your work and that of others
Meet deadlines and prioritize tasks while handling multiple responsibilities
Be aware of how a newsroom works, understanding workflow as it affects others’ needs as well as your own
Understand WSJ’s brand, content and various digital and print platforms, and WSJ’s core audiences, their needs and expectations
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: Editorial/Journalism
Pay Range: $50,000 - $180,000
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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.
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Req ID: 37387