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Deputy Coverage Chief - Corporate, The Wall Street Journal - NY

Dow Jones
New York
Closing date
Mar 20, 2020
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The Wall Street Journal is looking for a seasoned, creative and inspiring journalist to help lead our business coverage.

The role of deputy corporate coverage chief at its heart is about helping editors and reporters around the world conceptualize, dig up and deliver best-in-class business journalism.

In practice, the mission takes numerous forms -- leading projects or major coverage story lines, talking through stories with editors and strategizing with reporters on confirming information.

You will have myriad other responsibilities, including generating ideas and driving daily coverage.

You will help coordinate efforts across bureaus, coverage areas and geographies; work with visual, audio, video and strategy colleagues; help manage our planning; and edit copy.

Your work also involves collaborating closely with editors across the Journal's digital platforms, as well as top newsroom leaders, to help ensure that our business coverage satisfies our standards and enjoys the reach it deserves.

You are an accomplished business or finance journalist with a track record of delivering exclusive stories and distinguishing enterprise. You are creative, able to tackle topics with a fresh take or unconventional approach. You are a problem solver who helps smooth paths to success.

You are well organized. You are also a teacher who guides people and a leader who inspires people to do their best work. You are versatile as to subject matter and story format, and you are eager to experiment with different approaches to reporting and presentation.

You hold Journal values dear and live them every day in your interaction with colleagues and handling of stories.

You will be based in New York and report to Jamie Heller, the Journal's corporate coverage chief.

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About Us

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 38 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).


We break stories, influence ideas, and advance business intelligence and cultural interest.

We expose the events that turn markets, the digital breakthroughs that transform art, the demand that drives invention, as well as the political and societal passing moments and lasting consequences.

We are the people of Dow Jones. From different fields, backgrounds and viewpoints we invite you to join us.

Examine the world and bring it to others.

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