Union members approve Dow Jones contract extension

IAPE members at Dow Jones & Co. locations across North America have voted to accept an extension of their previous contract through June 30, 2016, by a 567-75 margin. With the final count, and more than 87% of ballots cast in favor of the extension, IAPE members approve a deal that will preserve all current […]

WSJ/Dow Jones seeks spot news reporter in Frankfurt

The Frankfurt Bureau of Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal is looking for a reporter on its Spot News Desk. This intensely real-time position involves reporting on corporate and general German news. The successful candidate will be a curious journalist who thrives in high-pressure situations, and is a fast, accurate and a strong writer of English. […]

Dow Jones union to extend contract for a year

The union that represents business journalists at The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and Marketwatch.com sent out the following announcement to its members: IAPE members – thanks to all who responded to our survey request last week. To refresh your memory, we asked whether you would prefer to extend our current contract for another year – […]

Where was Pedro?

Pedro da Costa, a Wall Street Journal reporter who covers the Federal Reserve and economics stories, was noticeably absent from Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen’s press conference on Wednesday after attending them for the past several years. Da Costa posted on Twitter Wednesday afternoon that he wasn’t attending despite asking frequent questions at past news conferences […]

Dow Jones seeks private equity reporter in London

Dow Jones is looking for an enterprising reporter with an interest in finance to cover the many stories generated by European private equity, both news and features. We need a reporter who can cover a spectrum of news about these investments and the firms making them. We focus much of our coverage on funds, deals […]

Dow Jones makes layoffs, brings 2015 total to 90

Dow Jones & Co. has laid off employees in its circulation department, its Professional Information Business, and perhaps at least six jobs cut in Barron’s editorial staff, according to the union that represents employees. A statement on the union website reads: The cuts announced this week bring the total of IAPE-represented positions eliminated through layoff […]

Dow Jones hires CTO of consumer products from FT

Dow Jones & Co. chief technology officer Paul Meller sent out the following announcement on Thursday: Dear Colleagues, I am very excited to welcome John O’Donovan to the Technology Leadership team as CTO, Consumer Products and Platforms. Alignment between our products and platforms is key to delivering world-class content and our continued success in digital. […]

Dow Jones launches luxury real estate site

Dow Jones & Co. announced Friday the launch of Mansion Global, a standalone, global luxury real estate site that includes high-end property listings from around the world with news and data. Mansion Global is a Dow Jones product and is independent from The Wall Street Journal and its Mansion real estate section. Mansion Global’s content […]

No assigned seating in new WSJ interactive workspace

Chaz Repak, the director of global real estate and facilities services at Dow Jones & Co., produced a video of The Wall Street Journal’s new interactive workspace on the seventh floor of its offices at 1211 Avenue of the Americas in midtown Manhattan. “Staff do not have assigned seats,” said Repak. “That allows them to […]

WSJ/Dow Jones seeks ag reporter in Hong Kong

Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal are looking for a reporter hungry to cover Asia’s agricultural markets. The goal on the beat is to break market-moving news through exclusive stories and scoops of insight. The reporter will be expected to develop deep sources including traders, producers, consumers and analysts, so that they can […]