Dow Jones

Reporter, Venture Capital

USA-CA-SAN FRANCISCO
Requisition ID
2017-30616
Job Function
News/Editorial
Business Area
NEWS/WSJ

Job Description

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a news reporter to cover venture capital and startups for our specialist Pro publication, based in the San Francisco bureau. The reporter's beat focus will be on breaking news on the next Slack or Palantir and will require an industry knowledge and contacts in enterprise computing. Primarily reporting on Silicon Valley startups, we place an emphasis on getting the news and analysis first, applying a clear-eyed look at technology companies. The reporter will also be able to crunch numbers from our venture-capital database to write analytical stories. The ideal candidate will be able to weed through nonsense to explain complex technologies with finesse and show broader industry context in reporting for both daily and feature stories.

 

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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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