- Full Time
The Wall Street Journal seeks an experienced writer for its popular 10-Point newsletter.
The newly relaunched 10-Point is an insightful, intelligent and approachable guide to the news that showcases expertise and analysis from Wall Street Journal journalists around the globe. It combines analysis, scoops and newsletter-exclusive insights with a concise briefing of the day’s top stories.
The right candidate will work directly with editor-in-chief Matt Murray to write and curate an engaging daily must-read for a subscriber audience. We're looking for a journalist with a confident voice who is well-versed in business and finance and can work independently in the evenings to prepare the newsletter for early-morning publication. This person will act as an internal reporter, unearthing authoritative insights from our journalists and delivering them to inboxes.
The newsletter is named “The 10-Point” after the nickname conferred by the editors of The Wall Street Journal on the lead column of the “What's News” digest of top stories. Technically, “10-point” referred to the size of the typeface. The type is smaller now but the name lives on.
Applications should include a resume, cover letter and up to five published clips.
- Write, curate and edit the daily 10-Point newsletter
- Create a unique and habit-forming experience for 10-Point subscribers
- Work with the senior newsletter editor and other newsroom stakeholders to execute a clear strategy for the 10-Point that is informed by news judgment, audience insights and analytics
- Work closely with the audience and off-platform teams to grow the 10-Point audience and find opportunities to bring our journalism to new readers via email
- Superb news judgment; a strong journalistic foundation as a reporter or editor
- A demonstrated record of success in growing and engaging audiences via email
- An appreciation for The Wall Street Journal brand and its core coverage areas
- The ability to move projects forward in a collaborative team environment
- A passion for experimentation and a facility for data
- Strong communication and presentation skills
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
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