The Wall Street Journal is looking for an experienced editor with superb news judgment to join our fast-paced news-editing team in New York.
You'll be a leader on our robust Publishing Desk, which is at the center of the New York newsroom and works with global reporting bureaus to edit, polish, code and publish copy on deadline across our various platforms. A deep interest in all areas of news, in particular national, political, world and business, is encouraged.
You'll independently make decisions about breaking news, coordinate with coverage chiefs on strategy on the top news of the day and work closely with our news bureaus as well as visuals and platform editors. You'll also oversee projects, assist with logistics and planning, direct the work of colleagues, communicate with compassion and help other editors grow.
You should be a digitally minded journalist who is passionate about providing top-quality stories to readers and who understands the importance of elevating audience engagement and applying SEO skills in every edit. We value collaboration, creativity and an appreciation of innovative storytelling techniques.
This role requires schedule flexibility, including weekends. You will report to the Editing Chief and be based in our New York office.
- Quickly and sharply edit for grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, clarity, diversity and fairness.
- Assign and direct the work of the team on quality and presentation of time-sensitive edits.
- Understand WSJ's audiences and their needs to best connect our content.
- Uphold Dow Jones standards and ethics in your own work and that of others.
- Meet deadlines, problem solve and be flexible in changing/handing off tasks.
- 5+ years of experience as a news editor.
- Strong design and visual judgment to enhance digital storytelling packages, including editing different types of media, such as graphics, social-media language and photo captions.
- Aptitude for learning new software and newsroom publishing tools as well as developing proficiency with metadata and in-house storytelling devices.
To apply, please submit a resume, a cover letter explaining how you would approach the role and samples of your work.
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
NYC Pay Range: $50,000 - $180,000
We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.
Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.
For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce.
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: 35709