Dow Jones Newswires seeks an economy reporter in Barcelona

April 20, 2023

Posted by Chris Roush

Dow Jones Newswires seeks a digitally proficient financial journalist to cover regional economies across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and other regions.

The role involves covering economic indicators, helping to plan and coordinate coverage ahead of time, then sending headlines and quickly writing the first stories and essential updates that will provide professional investors with the news they need in real time. We are looking for journalists with experience in a fast-paced news environment and a background in economics and markets coverage.

The successful candidate must have both a strong sense of urgency and a well-honed ability to distill the market-moving news in economic releases. Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues locally and in our network of bureaus are essential. Fluent German will be an advantage, as well as any additional European languages.

You will:

-Plan, organize and publish in real time a range of key economic indicators.

-Exercise news judgment to identify economic themes and significant breaking news.

-Write quickly and accurately in a fast-paced publishing environment.

-Draw on a depth of financial knowledge to quickly assess and prioritize coverage.

-Learn and deploy real-time content-management and publishing tools.

-Uphold Dow Jones standards and ethics.

-Recognize and respond to the core audiences for Dow Jones Newswires, their needs and expectations.

-Collaborate with reporters and editors from other groups, bureaus and regions.

You have:

-A well-honed sense of urgency along with a capacity to remain calm under pressure.

-The ability to prioritize tasks and time while handling multiple responsibilities.

-Intellectual curiosity and a desire to learn.

-Flexibility in changing/handing off tasks.

-A strong sense of teamwork.

-Native or near-native English; an additional European language would be an advantage.

To apply, go here.

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