Dow Jones

Senior Special Writer

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Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists the Barron’s Editor in all aspects of the role.
  • Also writes Barron’s news items, news with some instant analysis
  • Edits copy from Barron’s.
  • Writes Barron’s news items covering all the relevant news for Barron’s core audience (finance sector) with a focus on both speed and accuracy
  • Writes for other potential Barron’s digital projects such as blogs, pop-up sites
  • Seeks out opportunities to write/produce content for other parts of Barron’s.
  • Participates in weekend/holiday coverage rota as appropriate

Key skills required

  • Experience writing quick and error free news stories.
  • Demonstrates excellent news judgment
  • Ability to write with flare and creative authority.
  • Excellent understanding of Barron’s core subject matter and audience.
  • Ability to quickly edit and publish other Reporters stories.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work as a team and cover for other reporters/editors where required.

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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