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Dow Jones Breaking News Reporter, Canada (part-time) in OTTAWA, Ontario

Job Description:

Dow Jones Newswires, the real-time professional news service of The Wall Street Journal, seeks a freelance reporter who can cover Canadian economic indicators and corporate breaking news for our professional readership of more than 90 million institutional and retail investors.

This is a part-time position based in Ottawa with flexible hours, working mornings Monday through Friday.

You will:

  • Write headlines and short articles about major indicators from data lockups

  • Write articles about Canadian companies from disclosures on topics such as mergers and acquisitions, executive changes and quarterly earnings.

  • Figure out what is driving market movements, uncovering interesting details buried in filings and extracting information from company disclosures that could have broader significance.

You have:

  • An understanding of economic indicators

  • Experience as a financial journalist

  • The ability to digest numbers and information and turn them into articles that serve a diverse mix of sophisticated market professionals around the world

  • A keen eye for news

  • The ability to write quickly, accurately and authoritatively about business and financial developments

To apply, please submit your resume, three clips and a cover letter explaining how your skills would make you a top candidate for this role.

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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: Union Status:

Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified

Req ID: 34660