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Reporter, Dow Jones Newswires - NY

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Closing date
Mar 22, 2023

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Full Time

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Job Description:

Dow Jones Newswires, the real-time professional news service of The Wall Street Journal, seeks a dynamic, fast and analytical reporter who can cover corporate breaking news and can quickly pivot to providing our professional readership of more than 90 million institutional and retail investors with the insights they need.

This is an opportunity to write breaking news for the global authority in financial journalism. You will be on the front line of our real-time coverage, tasked with writing stories about mergers and acquisitions, executive changes, quarterly earnings and other major developments involving some of the most significant companies in the U.S. You will also figure out what is driving market movements, uncover interesting details buried in filings and extract information from company disclosures that could have broader significance.

You will:

  • Work an 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. or noon to 8 p.m. ET schedule Monday through Friday.
  • Monitor and report on corporate breaking news.
  • Quickly produce clear, error-free copy.

You have:


  • Initiative, flexibility, and the ability to identify and execute important stories on deadline.
  • Proven ability to write on deadline.
  • An ability to digest numbers and information and turn them into stories that serve a diverse mix of sophisticated market professionals around the world.
  • A keen eye for news and the ability to write quickly, accurately and authoritatively about business and financial developments.
  • Experience as a financial journalist.

The position will be based in New York and will report to Paul Ziobro, breaking news editor at The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires.

To apply, please submit your resume, three clips and a cover letter explaining how your skills and experience would make you a top candidate for this role.

The Journal's reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists create important and impactful stories, firmly rooted in fact and adhering to the highest ethical standards. We report without fear or bias, and we maintain a proper sense of perspective, detachment and objectivity in our reporting.


Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - 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, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

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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: 36488



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