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Reporter, Visual Stories - Barron's - NY

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Closing date
Feb 11, 2023

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Job Type
Full Time
Banking, Business, Finance

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Job Description:

Barron's is looking for a digital reporter to join our newsroom to create new story formats that will reach audiences in unique and visually-engaging ways. The digital reporter will be responsible for conceiving and writing original scripts for the Google Web Stories format, selecting Barron's stories to feature on Google Showcase, and working closely with a designer to create additional visual content that will be showcased across our homepage, mobile app, social media and other distribution channels. The job requires a broad understanding of core Barron's topics, an ability to develop ideas with aesthetics in mind, and an interest in learning new tools and technology to create visually-oriented editorial content.

The digital reporter will report to the editor overseeing innovative story formats and should have experience creating engaging experiences online, with a goal of growing our audience. Barron's values teamwork, so the ability to collaborate is a must.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum (1)one year of experience working in a newsroom, plus an understanding of journalistic best practices.
  • Ability to write short, punchy text that makes complex financial concepts easy to understand and enjoyable to discover.
  • Strong editorial judgment and attention to detail and accuracy in your reporting, producing, and editing.
  • Strong interest in the stock market, economy, and personal finance topics ranging from inflation to whether early retirement makes sense.
  • Ability to select photos and suggest other visual elements to complement text on visual stories.
  • Experience with content management systems such as WordPress.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across many teams and disciplines.

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Business Area: BG - OFFICE

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

Union Status:

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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.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 32694


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