Dow Jones Reporter, Immigration in BEVERLY HILLS, California

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking an experienced, ambitious reporter to cover one of the most high-profile and competitive beats in journalism: immigration. The reporter will be expected to break news, and deliver enterprise documenting the impacts on individuals and industries of a U.S. immigration system undergoing historic change. Narrative storytelling skills are crucial, as well as the ability to connect power moves in Washington to the world outside-- from the melon fields of Yuma, Ariz., to the tech campuses of Silicon Valley to the refugee centers of the Midwest and East Coast. Economic issues will anchor the Journal’s coverage of the topic, but successful candidate will also get beyond the numbers and familiar arguments to give voice to a variety of perspectives.

The reporter will collaborate with beat reporters across the Journal; willingness to work as part of a team is essential. Spanish language skills and experience covering immigration are preferred. The job is based in Los Angeles, but will require some travel.

Applicants should send a resume, cover letter and five published clips.


Company Overview:

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID 2017-29463


Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

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