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Dow Jones Market Insights Writer in BARCELONA, Spain

Job Description:

Dow Jones Newswires, the professional investor news service of The Wall Street Journal, is looking for an experienced financial reporter, editor or analyst to write commentary on business, markets and economics.

The Market Insights Writer role is critical to the Newswires mission of making news actionable for investors. Every day, the Market Insights Writer will help interpret breaking news in ways that help the world's most influential market participants better understand the emerging opportunities or risks across various investment opportunities.

You will bring deep knowledge of companies, investing and finance and be able to quickly analyze important news and identify the positive or negative implications across assets for investors, in line with our mission to make news actionable. We are seeking a writer who is succinct, fast and not afraid to take a point of view.

Knowledge of accounting and corporate finance is important, along with a general understanding of what information investors need to inform their trading strategies. You should be a strong writer with deep data skills who stays on top of industry and financial markets’ trends and is able to defend your commentaries when challenged. You should have the ability to “think outside of the box” and connect specific company and market events to cross-industry and/or macro-trends with clear and brief analysis.

You Will:

  • Write quick, short-form commentary on major breaking news, providing interpretation, context and color to make news actionable for investors.

  • Write occasional long-form commentary on key trends and themes that will help investors understand collateral impact across industries, regions and assets.

  • Interview key market players and company executives to gather exclusive insights.

The Journal’s reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists create important and impactful stories, firmly rooted in fact and adhering to the highest ethical standards. We report without fear or bias, and we maintain a proper sense of perspective, detachment and objectivity in our reporting.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 35110