Dow Jones

Executive Editor - Barron's

Requisition ID
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Job Description

Barron’s seeks an experienced, entrepreneurial newsroom leader to oversee and expand our reported coverage across all beats. 
  • Shape Barron’s reported coverage across all beats, ensuring that it is always ambitious, relevant, distinctive, and forward-looking 
  • Lead the process of generating story ideas, evaluating pitches, and assigning stories. Make decisions on editorial priorities and how best to deploy reporters’ time
  • Manage senior assignment editors and their reporting teams
  • Edit articles for originality, intellectual rigor, accuracy, and persuasive storytelling
  • Enforce high quality standards 
  • Hire and develop new newsroom staff
The right candidate will:
  • Have substantial leadership experience in a fast-paced and influential newsroom
  • Be equally comfortable on digital platforms and in print, with experience leading teams who work across multiple platforms 
  • Possess reliably excellent editorial judgment, a deep and up-to-date knowledge of investing, finance, business, and the markets, and a relentless commitment to accuracy
  • Be a thoughtful and disciplined manager who is good at motivating, inspiring, and getting the best work possible from reporters and editors
  • Have an entrepreneurial outlook and thrive amid uncertainty and change

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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