Deputy Editor, Spot News
- Full Time
Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal seek an experienced financial journalist to help oversee the real-time work from a team of reporters focused on corporate disclosure. The Deputy Spot News editor ensures that breaking news is covered quickly and expertly for the financial professionals served by Dow Jones Newswires and as needed for WSJ.com.
This is a hybrid role that includes writing and rewriting/editing responsibilities. This job reports to the Spot News Editor. The person in the role will have a hand in setting priorities and assigning stories to other members of the team. 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.
Candidates for this position must have superb news judgement, great writing abilities, markets knowledge and appreciate the need for speed. Experience covering corporate news, including the ability to quickly decipher earnings statements and balance sheets, is critical. Previous reporting or editing experience in a breaking news environment is essential.
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
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: 18162