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Dow Jones Publishing Editor in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal seeks an experienced business journalist to edit specialized content targeting professional audiences.

You will be responsible for editing and publishing copy under the WSJ Pro banner and several verticals focused on C-suite roles. You will also pitch in as needed with editing and publishing of newsletters, managing landing pages and content promotion on social media.

You should have business editing experience in areas such as corporate, finance or technology news. You should also have a keen understanding of the particular needs of business and financial professionals, and be capable of publishing top-quality content that helps readers understand their industries and do their jobs more effectively.

You must be an accomplished line editor who can spot mistakes and also isn’t afraid to flip the structure of a story or ask important questions when there are holes. Full grasp of grammar, spelling and style rules; compliance with standards guidelines; and factual accuracy are critical.

You should be detail-oriented and able to juggle multiple tasks. You must also be able to liaise with editors across the newsroom.

This position will be based in New York and will report to the Pro editing desk chief.

You Will:

  • Quickly and sharply edit for grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, clarity, diversity and fairness.

  • Exercise strong news judgment in headline writing, editing and fast-paced publishing.

  • Understand WSJ Pro audiences and their needs.

  • Uphold Dow Jones standards and ethics in your own work and that of others.

  • Meet deadlines, prioritize tasks and time while handling multiple responsibilities.

  • Function well within a team.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience as a news editor.

  • Deep financial knowledge.

  • The ability to analyze the data behind a story in real time.

  • Aptitude for learning new software and newsroom publishing tools as well as developing proficiency with metadata and in-house storytelling devices.

To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter explaining how your skills, experience and interests align with the requirements of this role.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

Req ID: 31681