News Editor, Spot News

Dow Jones
NEW YORK, New York
Jul 11, 2019
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Job Description:

Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal seek an experienced financial journalist to lead the real-time news team for the Americas. This team focuses on corporate disclosure news, quickly and expertly producing articles primarily for Dow Jones Newswires and as needed for our other news platforms, including Items covered by the spot news team include earnings, executive changes, strategy announcements and other news disclosed by companies via press release and/or SEC filings. The team also reports on significant stock price movements and other breaking news related to business, finance and economics. The Real Time Editor directs this coverage in collaboration with Newswires leaders and WSJ editors.

The ideal candidate will have wire service experience, deep knowledge about financial markets and expert insights about what defines market-moving news. Enthusiasm for fast-paced breaking news and awareness of the needs of financial professionals are essential in this role, along with a willingness to jump in and write stories when needed.

Candidates for this position must have superb news judgement, great writing abilities, and appreciate the need for speed. An ability to lead, coach and inspire a team of reporters is absolutely necessary.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

About Us

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 38 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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Req ID: 17587