Dow Jones News Assistant Turkey in ISTANBUL, Turkey

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal’s Turkey bureau is looking to hire a news hound to help cover this strategically important nation and its dynamic range of political, foreign policy and economic stories. The tight-knit bureau is looking for a team player who is fluent in Turkish and has a willingness to work both amid the corridors of political power in Ankara and the military zones of southern Turkey. Duties will include monitoring of social media and Turkish news outlets - but the job is not confined to a desk. The news assistant will have opportunities to assist bureau reporters write ambitiously in many datelines and for many platforms – Page One, World, and Business & Finance. Work hours can be demanding, but life in Turkey also provides plenty of opportunity for late night research into the essential place Raki holds over Turkish culture and weekend trips to the beach. Added bonus: cat videos on the morning subway commute to the office in Istanbul. Contact Bureau Chief Meg Coker if interested.

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).

Requisition ID 2017-29552

Job Locations TUR-ISTANBUL

Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

Job Area1 News

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