Dow Jones

Reporter, Justice Department

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Job Description

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a seasoned, energetic reporter to join our Justice Department coverage team. As we face a growing flow of news from the Justice Department, FBI and Special Counsel’s Office, we are looking for a journalist who can juggle breaking news, scoops and enterprise of varying lengths.


Applicants should have a demonstrated knowledge of the subject matter, from cybersecurity to legal procedure, as well as an ability to develop sources in the often-secretive law enforcement community. This person will be part of a team, so collegiality and a willingness to collaborate are a must. This is a high-profile, exciting beat of great value to the Journal.



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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