Dow Jones

Reporter, Spot News

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Job Description

The Wall Street Journal seeks a dynamic, fast reporter to cover company-related breaking news. This job positions you on the front line of our news coverage, writing the first stories about mergers and acquisitions, executive changes and quarterly earnings at the most important companies on the planet. Stories produced by our team of spot news reporters are critical for the financial professionals who subscribe to Dow Jones Newswires, are often featured prominently on and occasionally are published in WSJ print editions.  In short, this is an opportunity to write market-leading breaking news for the global authority in business journalism.The ideal candidate for this position will be able to digest numbers and information quickly and turn them into a story understandable by readers from Wall Street to Main Street. The candidate must be sharp, adept and adaptable.



Company Overview

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).

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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