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WSJ seeks news editor on enterprise desk

January 17, 2018

Posted by Chris Roush

WSJ 2017A News Editor on the Enterprise Desk would join a team that helps shape the marquee journalistic work of The Wall Street Journal and ensures the quality, standards and excellence of our ambitious enterprise journalism.



  • Edit enterprise stories, including but not limited to leders and aheds, and ensure they reach the pinnacle of journalistic quality.
  • Help the Enterprise Editor assess stories and proposals and in doing so drive the agenda on our most important journalism.
  • Be part of an effort to push our journalism into new formats.
  • Quarterback each story and ensure the best possible launch, in terms of headlines, graphics and social promotion.


  • Inspire our journalists to produce their best work on all platforms.
  • Take ownership of marquee series.
  • Show how major enterprise is both achievable and necessary for all reporters
  • Help nurture promising talent in the newsroom.

Key Attributes/Knowledge/Experience

  • Deep understanding of the brand values and mission of The Wall Street Journal — digital and print — and how our journalism should be selected and presented in line with those values.
  • Deep understanding of the audience and membership structure, and how to use insight research and analytics to continually refine this understanding.
  • Equally at home in digital media environments and print, with a track record of editing in both. Solid grasp of video and interactive graphics as content formats.
  • Understand modern and innovative journalism and storytelling techniques.
  • Superb news judgment

To apply, go here.

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