Dow Jones Newswires seeks a breaking news reporter in New York

February 25, 2023

Posted by Chris Roush

Dow Jones Newswires, the real-time professional news service of The Wall Street Journal, seeks a dynamic, fast and analytical reporter who can cover corporate breaking news and can quickly pivot to providing our professional readership of more than 90 million institutional and retail investors with the insights they need.

This is an opportunity to write breaking news for the global authority in financial journalism. You will be on the front line of our real-time coverage, tasked with writing stories about mergers and acquisitions, executive changes, quarterly earnings and other major developments involving some of the most significant companies in the U.S. You will also figure out what is driving market movements, uncover interesting details buried in filings and extract information from company disclosures that could have broader significance.

You will:

  • Work an 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. or noon to 8 p.m. ET schedule Monday through Friday.
  • Monitor and report on corporate breaking news.
  • Quickly produce clear, error-free copy.

You have:

  • Initiative, flexibility, and the ability to identify and execute important stories on deadline.
  • Proven ability to write on deadline.
  • An ability to digest numbers and information and turn them into stories that serve a diverse mix of sophisticated market professionals around the world.
  • A keen eye for news and the ability to write quickly, accurately and authoritatively about business and financial developments.
  • Experience as a financial journalist.

The position will be based in New York and will report to Paul Ziobro, breaking news editor at The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires.

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

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.

To apply, go here.

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