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Dow Jones Reporter, Commercial Real Estate in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a reporter to cover the rapidly changing world of retail real estate and other sectors of the commercial property industry. You will cover shopping malls, department stores, and other brick and mortar retailers at a time when their business model is coming under great stress and industry leaders have to find new ways to engage consumers with their physical stores.

In this reporting role, you will cover sector giants like mall owner Simon Property Group but also mom and pop shop owners and budding retailers experimenting with new corporate strategies through real estate.

It is an exciting time to be covering commercial real estate as the pandemic and the rise in remote work have upended nearly every aspect of this business, from hotels to office towers. All grist for great stories.

The ideal candidate will have a history of dominating a competitive beat, breaking news and writing authoritative features. You should also be a passionate storyteller, be fascinated by the evolving retail world and have a feel for telling real estate stories in a way that resonates with the shopping public.

While you may start remotely, you will be based in New York and report to the Real Estate Bureau Chief. To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining how you would approach the job and five work samples.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

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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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