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Dow Jones Enterprise Reporter in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a reporter to write memorable features and break news in Washington DC, with an emphasis on digging into data and sourcing in the world of government and politics to produce deeply reported, insightful stories and highly visual content.

The canvas for this job is as broad as politics itself. The ideal candidate will be someone with a deep knowledge of Washington and the ways the inner workings of the town touch everyone in the U.S. The ideal candidate will be able to use existing data to tell us new things — and be able to create new data to mine for stories. The job will also include a steady stream of ambitious features and will be expected to break news. Candidates should have seven or more years experience writing news and feature stories, with clips that specifically demonstrate the ability to tell big, bold stories that everyone talks about.

The job will report to the Washington Enterprise Editor and be based in our Washington, DC office.

You will:

  • Develop original enterprise stories.

  • Find smart, unexpected insights that advance major breaking news events.

  • Work with colleagues to conceive and executive bigger projects and series.

You have:

  • At least seven years of professional journalism experience.

  • A demonstrated ability to separate from the pack and find original approaches to even the most commoditized stories.

  • An ability and desire to unearth fresh stories.


Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.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, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - News - WSJ

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

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Req ID: 40746