Audience Editor, Business News

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Dow Jones
New York, NY
Oct 08, 2021
Dec 06, 2021
Business, News
Job Type
Full Time
Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an Audience Editor with digital-first thinking and a strong knowledge of multiple formats to bring a wider, more engaged audience to our journalism. You will help drive digital journalistic excellence within our Business coverage, helping to make sure our journalism reaches the widest possible audience in the most compelling way.

You will report to the Business Coverage Chief. While you will likely start the job working remotely, you will eventually be based in our New York office.

You will:
  • Create and execute digital publication plans for our most important journalism, coordinating across coverage, visuals, publishing, platforms and programming
  • Propose and help editors and reporters execute on ways to tell stories and engage with readers apart from traditional text, whether that's through live journalism, visuals, video and podcasts or other approaches.
  • Share audience insights from SEO and data editors with coverage leaders and assist them in mapping coverage plans
  • Track the success of our work across various KPIs. Be proactive about looking for ways to improve performance on everything we publish, every day.
  • Be comfortable working with data, which is a crucial part of the role to help surface newsroom insights and help the newsroom meet its audience goals.
  • Be embedded with a newsroom coverage group, participating in story planning and providing daily guidance on story performance, bringing data and other analysis to bear in real time.
  • Handle additional tasks that may include editing copy, planning and programming coverage, and other projects depending on your skills and coverage needs.

You have:
  • Enthusiasm for innovation and a commitment to honor the Journal's traditions while focusing on digital growth
  • Strong journalism experience with at least 5 years experience reporting or editing at a news organization.
  • Great communication skills and collaborative spirit.
  • Skills that go beyond writing and editing that may involve some combination of the following areas: data analysis, programming, product management, video or audio production, visual design and digital production.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining how you would approach the job.
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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 .

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world's top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 27970

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