The Wall Street Journal is looking for an enterprising markets enthusiast to join our Asia finance team. You will work with colleagues in the region and around the world to help us break, cover and analyze some of the biggest news in markets, with a special focus on cryptocurrencies, fiat currencies and commodities like oil. These areas are at the center of global market action and real-economy issues like inflation, presenting a wealth of interesting opportunities and challenges.
This position is based in Singapore and reports to the Journal's Asia Finance Editor.
Source up in Singapore’s financial community, quickly getting up to speed on the major issues of the day and developing a strong flow of ideas for stories
Break news on crypto, currencies and commodities in a highly competitive field
Develop smart, analytical stories about important market trends and developments
Surprise us with the sorts of clever takes and unexpected ideas that only a true finance and markets enthusiast can find
Jump in as needed to help our Asia team cover the full range of markets and other news breaking in our hours.
Solid reporting skills paired with impeccable ethics and accuracy
Genuine interest in markets and a demonstrated ability to consistently generate strong story ideas
Strong news judgment and writing
At least three years of experience covering finance or markets
Ideally, fluency in Mandarin
To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter that describes how your skills, experience and interests align with the requirements of the role. Please also submit five clips with explanations about what the stories show about your capabilities.
The Journal’s reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists 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.
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
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