Dow Jones Newswires/WSJ seeks a breaking news editor

March 22, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal seek an experienced business journalist to lead our breaking news reporting team.

The team comprises reporters across the Americas who quickly and expertly produce articles from corporate disclosure news for Dow Jones Newswires and as needed for The Wall Street Journal. Items covered by the team include earnings, executive changes, strategy announcements and other news disclosed by companies via press releases and/or SEC filings. The team also reports on significant stock price movements and other breaking news related to business, finance and economics.

You will:

  • manage reporters
  • set priorities and schedule news coverage
  • work in close collaboration with newsroom senior editors and bureau chiefs
  • edit and occasionally write copy
  • uphold Dow Jones standards in your work and that of others

You have:

  • superb news judgement
  • top-notch editing prowess
  • strong communication skills
  • experience covering corporate news, including the ability to quickly decipher news in earnings statements and balance sheets
  • previous reporting and editing experience in a breaking news environment
  • an ability to lead and inspire a team of reporters
  • an ability to work effectively with editors across the newsroom
  • ideally, experience as a manager

While you may start this job remotely, the position is based in our New York City office. You will report to Mary De Wet, Americas Chief Editor for Dow Jones Newswires.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining how your experience, skills and interests align with the requirements of the role. You may also submit work samples.

To apply, go here.

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