Wall Street Journal seeks reporter to cover white-collar crime in New York
The Wall Street Journal is looking for an experienced reporter to cover white-collar crime and federal law enforcement in New York.
The reporter for this high-profile assignment needs to love big, fast-breaking news stories, as well as deeply reported narratives and enterprise journalism. The beat is highly competitive, and an ability to source doggedly and creatively is essential.
The job, part of the law bureau in New York, intersects with a variety of topics and coverage areas throughout the newsroom, from big companies to banks, sports to terrorism to drugs and organized crime. The beat centers on the U.S. attorneys’ offices in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The ideal candidate will be expected to break news consistently, and drive vital enterprise stories on corporate and financial crime, topics essential to the mission of the Journal and of great interest to its readers.
The job is endlessly varied and colorful. The Brooklyn and Manhattan offices pursue and prosecute some of the most challenging, complex and high-profile criminal cases in the world.
The ideal candidate should be a great collaborator. The reporter is part of the Journal’s law bureau and is frequently called upon to work with colleagues and bureaus from across coverage areas at the Journal.
Reporters should be very digitally-minded and smart in thinking about how to ride a news story online. At least five years of reporting experience is preferred.