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Dow Jones Reporter, Newswires in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Dow Jones Newswires, the real-time professional news service of The Wall Street Journal, seeks a dynamic, fast and analytical reporter who can cover corporate breaking news and can quickly pivot to providing our professional readership of more than 90 million institutional and retail investors with the insights they need.

This is an opportunity to write breaking news for the global authority in financial journalism. You will be on the front line of our real-time coverage, tasked with writing stories about mergers and acquisitions, executive changes, quarterly earnings and other major developments involving some of the most significant companies in the U.S. You will also figure out what is driving market movements, uncover interesting details buried in filings and extract information from company disclosures that could have broader significance.

You will:

  • Work an 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. or noon to 8 p.m. ET schedule Monday through Friday.

  • Monitor and report on corporate breaking news.

  • Quickly produce clear, error-free copy.

  • Write a mix of breaking news and quick analysis, with opportunities for longer-former journalism.

You have:

  • Initiative, flexibility, and the ability to identify and execute important stories on deadline.

  • Proven ability to write on deadline.

  • An ability to digest numbers and information and turn them into stories that serve a diverse mix of sophisticated market professionals around the world.

  • A keen eye for news and the ability to write quickly, accurately and authoritatively about business and financial developments.

  • Experience as a financial journalist.

The position will be based in New York and will report to Paul Ziobro, breaking news editor at The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires.

To apply, please submit your resume, three clips and a cover letter explaining how your skills and experience would make you a top candidate for this role.

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.


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 - News - WSJ

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

Union Status:

Union role

Pay Range: 40000 - 160000

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..

Req ID: 41188