WSJ seeks markets reporter in New York
The Wall Street Journal seeks an experienced reporter for its Markets Real Time group, focused broadly on the markets. Markets Real Time is at the white-hot center of The Wall Street Journal as it transforms itself into a digital-first news organization.
The reporter should be passionate about the global markets – be they bonds, stocks, foreign exchange, commodities, or derivatives – and want to share that knowledge with the WSJ’s sophisticated readership on a real-time basis.
The person also will be expected to set the agenda for markets coverage ,and provide analysis on the major market moving events of the day. On breaking news stories, the reporter is expected to provide a “live from the markets” feel, jumping in with quick, smart insights often gleaned from reporting, data or just good thinking.
The reporter will be at the heart of some of the biggest stories in the WSJ, providing up-to-the-minute analysis on everything from the intersection of central bank policies and markets to a strengthening U.S. dollar and tumbling oil prices.
The reporter will also contribute the successful Morning MoneyBeat email column, which goes out on weekdays. The successful candidate has excellent news judgment, the ability to juggle a diverse set of topics and the confidence write smart analysis quickly. Prior financial reporting experience is required. Strong writing and analytical skills are essential. Comfort with TV, radio and podcasts is a plus.
Applications should include a resume, cover letter, and up to five published clips.
To apply, go here.