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Dow Jones Enterprise Editor, Washington in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a full-time editor to lead its Washington Enterprise team, which is responsible for helping to produce the coverage area’s most ambitious journalism.

Running alongside our top-notch news coverage, our enterprise journalism is crucial to providing readers with content they won’t find anywhere else, in particular articles and other formats that are impactful and informative as well as surprising and delightful.

The right candidate, managing a team of reporters and editors, will be responsible for helping conceive, build out and edit unique and impactful investigative and scoopy stories.

You will:

  • Take charge of raising the impact of the Washington coverage area

  • Work closely on all aspects of a story from reporting to the final art and headlines

  • Find opportunities to tell stories readers can’t find anywhere else

  • Build and develop a highly competitive team of enterprise reporters

You have:

  • At least 10 years experience managing reporters at a very high level

  • Experience helping reporters identify sources and break news

  • A keen sense of the Journal’s audience – both present and future – and a demonstrated ability to help reporters craft appealing features

  • Successfully managed and developed journalists

  • An understanding of the Journal’s enterprise traditions and also a willingness to experiment

This position is based in Washington.

To apply, please submit a resume, a cover letter explaining how you would approach the job. Please contact if you have questions.


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:

Non-Union role

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: 40699