Dow Jones seeks a breaking news reporter

Dow Jones Newswires, the real-time professional news service of The Wall Street Journal, is looking for a dynamic, fast and analytical reporter to cover corporate breaking news and who can quickly pivot to providing our professional readership of more than 60 million institutional and retail investors with the insights they need. This job positions you […]

Dow Jones reopening offices next month for employees on voluntary basis

Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour and interim people advisor Meredith Lubitz sent out the following to the staff on Wednesday: Colleagues, Beginning Monday, September 13, we will be opening our U.S. offices for more employees who are interested in returning on a voluntary basis. Many of you have shared that you would like […]

Dow Jones reports 18 percent jump in revenue, 15 percent rise in earnings

Dow Jones & Co., the parent of The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch.com and Barron’s reported an 18 percent increase in revenue and 15 percent increase in earnings in the fourth quarter, according to a News Corp. earnings release. Revenue totaled $449 million, up from $381 million, while the profit totaled $69 million, up from $60 […]

Dow Jones parent to buy Oil Price Information Services for $1.15B

News Corp., the parent of Dow Jones & Co., has agreed to buy IHS Markit Ltd. ’s Oil Price Information Service, an energy and renewables information-services company, and related assets for $1.15 billion in cash, the latest addition to the company’s growing portfolio of publications catering to investors, reports Dave Sebastian of The Wall Street Journal. Sebastian reports, […]

Dow Jones appoints GMs for WSJ, Factiva and Risk & Compliance

Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour sent out the following on Thursday: Colleagues, As we step into FY22 with significant momentum, I’m pleased to announce three new General Manager roles for our Wall Street Journal, Factiva and Risk & Compliance franchises. The appointments reflect our focus on strengthening our communities, or verticals—a key strategic […]

Dow Jones union staffers to get small raise

The negotiated compensatory raise for eligible union-represented Dow Jones employees has been increased by a quarter-percent to 2.75%. Under the terms of Article IV of the collective agreement between IAPE and Dow Jones, whenever the “standard merit increase guidance for non-IAPE corporate staff” exceeds the raise negotiated by IAPE and Dow Jones, that negotiated percentage […]

Union challenges new Dow Jones book leave policy, Greater New York layoffs

IAPE, the union that represents journalists at The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch.com and Barron’s, has demanded Dow Jones & Co. rescind any changes to its Book Leave policy and has insisted the company withhold any layoff notices it plans to issue to reporters affected by the closing of the Greater New York section of The […]

Union opposes new Dow Jones policy over books and external projects

The IAPE 1096, the union that represents journalists at Dow Jones & Co. publications such as The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s, issued the following statement on Friday: Dow Jones announced a new policy Friday for WSJ news personnel in which the company claimed new and potentially expansive rights over employees’ efforts to write books […]

Mansion Global hires Hendrickson as a reporter

Dow Jones real estate publication Mansion Global has hired Leslie Hendrickson as a reporter. Hendrickson has been previously freelancing for  publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Mansion Global, Barron’s, The Real Deal, The Hollywood Reporter, Getty Images, amNewYork, Family Circle, ARTNews, Jane magazine, The New York Sun, Columbia Magazine and The Union […]

Dow Jones hires Hayes as chief business officer, new ventures

Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour sent out the following announcement on Thursday: Colleagues, We’re pleased to share that Robert Hayes is appointed Chief Business Officer, New Ventures. In this newly created role, Rob will oversee growth across our franchises by driving emerging businesses and platforms, such as audio, video, events, strategic partnerships and gaming. These […]