Dow Jones

Tech Reporter

USA-NY-NEW YORK
Requisition ID
2017-30436
Job Function
News/Editorial
Business Area
MARKETWATCH
Job Area1
News

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY
MarketWatch is seeking a technology reporter to track the money flowing to and from some of the largest and most important companies in the world. Working out of the New York bureau, this reporter must be able to break down a corporate earnings report and find the most interesting angle, see through executives' platitudes to explain to readers exactly what is happening, and find stories that show how tech is changing our workplaces and personal finances. MarketWatch seeks a reporter who can write confidently about tech and finance, and offers a punchy, entertaining writing style when appropriate. 
The perfect candidate would be able to explain tech to the investment community and finance to the tech community in a way that will attract readers who are members of neither.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
* Monitoring the markets and social media and reporting breaking daily news in a quick, concise and accurate manner
* Finding and recognizing strong story angles for more in-depth articles
* Conceptualizing and executing enterprise and investigative articles
* Covering corporate earnings reports extensively
* Explaining complex investment and financial concepts in a manner that is easy to read and understand
* Working with editors, other reporters and staff on daily news and enterprise projects, as well as videos and interactive graphics
* Developing sources in the investment and technology sectors

JOB SPECIFICATIONS
The preferred candidate will have 3-5 years of journalism experience, knowledge of corporate finance, especially related to technology companies, and a thirst to explain how technology is changing and shaping our world. Must be able to work under daily deadline pressure while still treating coworkers with respect. Experience with video and interactive graphics is a plus.

Company Overview

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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