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Features Editor, The Wall Street Journal, Exchange - Remote-USA

Dow Jones
Closing date
Mar 11, 2023

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Full Time
Features Editor

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Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal's business and finance weekend section, Exchange, is looking for a skilled, experienced editor to work on some of our most ambitious business stories.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about business coverage and working with reporters. Our goal is to bring curiosity and enthusiasm to reporters' story ideas, which results in bigger, bolder enterprise work. We aim for narratives that focus on characters and columns about the juiciest companies and sagas.

You will work with reporters on their stories and partner with the visuals team to help develop shining visual storytelling for online and print. The job includes editing stories for online and print. You will also take part in the running of the Exchange team and working on the production of Saturday's section.

You Will:

  • Edit long-form narrative stories
  • Work with reporters and editors across the newsroom to develop story ideas
  • Conceive great visual approaches to stories including photos, illustrations and graphics
  • Develop new storytelling approaches for the Exchange section for online and print

You Have:


  • Experience editing or reporting on business or finance
  • A great, collaborative approach to working with reporters
  • Digital drive to optimize work for online readers
  • Creativity, curiosity and compassion

This position will be based in New York or any other city where a WSJ bureau is located. The position will report to the Exchange Editor. To apply, please submit a résumé and a cover letter describing how your skills, experience and interests align with the requirements of the 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

Union Status:

Non-Union role

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: 36522



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