Graphics Reporter - Business News, The Wall Street Journal - NY

Dow Jones
New York
Nov 04, 2020
Mar 04, 2021
Job Type
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a graphics reporter to join our award-winning visuals team and dive into some of the biggest stories in business news to create impactful and innovative journalism.

You will collaborate with other reporters, editors and visual journalists to create news graphics, interactive stories, multimedia, and data visualizations.

You will focus on beats such as technology and energy, and also have opportunities to work in other coverage areas. We're looking for someone who is endlessly curious and versed in sitting at the intersection of graphics, data, technology, and journalism.

You will report to the Visuals Editor for business news. You will begin this job remotely, but eventually work out of our New York office.

You Will:

  • Collaborate with reporters, editors and other visual journalists globally to come up with new ideas.
  • Create concepts for new approaches to digital storytelling on internal and external platforms.
  • Create graphics and interactives for both breaking news and longer-term projects.
  • Pitch and report original visual stories.
  • Help edit other visual stories that are created in the department.

You Have:

  • Prior experience in a newsroom, and a good understanding of business news.
  • Excellent news judgment and reporting abilities.
  • Experience with visual journalism skills in a digital landscape.
  • Superior skills in information design, including layout, typography, color, and interaction design.
  • At least one or two specialties that might include 3D, animation, cartography, or data visualization.
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS , JavaScript and its libraries, especially D3.
  • An interest in data journalism and associated tools, such as Excel, SQL, R and Python.
  • Good knowledge of responsive design, the technical nuances of the digital landscape, and best practices for building stories for mobile devices.
  • A creative vision and willingness to share and collaborate on new ideas.
  • Can work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.
  • Able to help reporters and editors learn new skills that will contribute to their visual storytelling.
  • The initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment.
  • Curiosity and excellent communication skills, both in-person and remotely.

Click 'APPLY' and submit a resume, cover letter and 3-5 work samples that show your skills.


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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).

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