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Dow Jones Program Lead, Live Journalism in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Program Lead, Live Journalism

Live Journalism brings Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal's trusted journalism, data and business expertise to life, connecting global decision-makers to our brands. We pioneer impactful event experiences and custom programming to engage powerful audiences, build meaningful communities, drive member value, and connect subscribers and clients with the newsmakers and headlines that move the conversation forward.

Reporting to the Director of Programming, the Program Lead will work with the Wall Street Journal newsroom, the Barron's newsroom, and other Dow Jones publications and products, to research topic and speaker ideas, manage speaker outreach and communications for the in-person and virtual events, and play a critical role to ensure all interviews and talks are produced to the highest of standards.


  • Support the Dow Jones Live Journalism team in achieving overarching goals

  • Stay up to date with the news, both covered by WSJ and its competitors

  • Work with the newsroom and product leads to research topic and speaker ideas, and to manage speaker outreach and communications

  • Schedule and run regular programming meetings with news editors and product leads

  • Be the liaison between multiple teams including the newsroom, marketing, membership, communications, sponsorship sales, sponsorship activation and events

  • Manage associated follow-up details and communications regarding the events, such as program schedule and confirmed speakers, with both internal and external stakeholders

  • Collaborate with event host to draft the script

  • Work with external production partners who support our events

  • Manage all speakers, interviewers/moderators and program logistics onsite

  • Support other events onsite, as needed

  • Some travel required


  • 2+ years of experience in programming and content creation

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Passionate about content and live events

  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism while working with key internal stakeholders and external partners

  • Strong project management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, along with strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to respond to deadlines and effectively manage competing priorities

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 - Leadership, Luxury & Events

Job Category: Marketing & Product Management

Union Status:

Union role

Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000

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: 42294