Assistant Editor - Arts in Review, WSJ - NY

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Closing date
Oct 29, 2022

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Full Time
Fashion / Arts
Editor, Assistant Editor
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Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal's Opinion section is looking for an assistant editor to join our Arts in Review team. Arts in Review publishes approximately one dozen cultural reviews per week across the full spectrum, from high art and architecture to TV, movies, theater and the many forms of popular music. It also publishes the weekly Masterpiece column. This position requires copyediting and fact checking multiple stories every day; liaising with writers on edits, coordinating other editors' notes and comments and updating stories at every stage; writing headlines, decks and captions; final proofing of each story; shipping daily print pages and web publishing online copy, and contributing to the section's expanding digital presence. This position will be based in our New York office.

Applicant requirements:

  • College graduate, ideally with a background in the arts and humanities via coursework or sustained leisure-time activity.
  • 2+ years editing experience, preferably with an emphasis on arts or arts-related topics.
  • An understanding of current issues in the arts.
  • A firm grasp of grammar and a high level of proficiency in copy-editing and proofreading.
  • The ability to work under deadline pressure.
  • The ability to multitask.
  • The ability to pay close attention to detail and to focus on accuracy.

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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 .

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To enter one of our US based offices: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.

Business Area: EDITORIAL

Job Category: Union Status:

Non-Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified

Req ID: 34533


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