WSJ seeks a features editor

February 25, 2023

Posted by Chris Roush

The Wall Street Journal’s business and finance weekend section, Exchange, is looking for a skilled, experienced editor to work on some of our most ambitious business stories.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about business coverage and working with reporters. Our goal is to bring curiosity and enthusiasm to reporters’ story ideas, which results in bigger, bolder enterprise work. We aim for narratives that focus on characters and columns about the juiciest companies and sagas.

You will work with reporters on their stories and partner with the visuals team to help develop shining visual storytelling for online and print. The job includes editing stories for online and print. You will also take part in the running of the Exchange team and working on the production of Saturday’s section.

You Will:

  • Edit long-form narrative stories
  • Work with reporters and editors across the newsroom to develop story ideas
  • Conceive great visual approaches to stories including photos, illustrations and graphics
  • Develop new storytelling approaches for the Exchange section for online and print

You Have:

  • Experience editing or reporting on business or finance
  • A great, collaborative approach to working with reporters
  • Digital drive to optimize work for online readers
  • Creativity, curiosity and compassion

This position will be based in New York or any other city where a WSJ bureau is located. The position will report to the Exchange Editor. To apply, please submit a résumé and a cover letter describing how your skills, experience and interests align with the requirements of the 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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