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Dow Jones Barron's Economics and Federal Reserve Senior Writer in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

About Our Organization:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world’s largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron’s, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor’s Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Team:

Since 1921, Barron's has delivered the need-to-know information for all those seeking to accumulate wealth, and provided a robust understanding of what propels the markets and business community. At the forefront, Barron’s is a catalyst for economic change with a powerful network of influential business leaders, financial advisors, institutional and affluent individual investors among its audience. Readers look to the publication for daily unparalleled financial information and expertise to drive results in our world and the markets.

About the Role:

Barron’s is seeking an experienced journalist to cover the economy by writing analyses of major economic news events as they are happening and enterprise that reveals what those events mean for the broader economy, companies, financial markets and the pocketbooks of ordinary Americans.

You Will:

  • Lead our coverage of the Federal Reserve and cover other aspects of the economy

  • Develop compelling stories drawn from on-the-ground reporting and interviews with workers, the unemployed, economists, business owners or company executives

  • Write breaking news and news analysis in real time

  • Develop and write enterprise stories in clear, compelling ways

You Have:

  • 3-5 years of experience working as a staff reporter at a major newsroom

  • The ability to collaborate with reporters, editors and our visual journalists

  • A background and understanding of economics, economic data and economic news releases

  • The position can be based in New York City or Washington D.C., but this person must be willing to develop sources and attend major events at the Federal Reserve in person in Washington, as well as the central bank’s annual summit in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Barron’s strongly values teamwork, so the interested parties should send a resume, cover letter and no more than three clips in PDF form to, and, as well as apply through the link on this job posting.

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones -W&I - Barrons Newsroom

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

Union Status:

Union role

Pay Range: $50,000 - $180,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company.As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates.The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..

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: 40361