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Senior Publishing Editor, The Wall Street Journal - NY

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Closing date
Jun 28, 2023

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Job Type
Full Time
Nationals, Finance

Job Details

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an editor who can evaluate, prioritize, assemble and edit a robust mix of stories, graphics and photos for the news sections of the daily print edition.

This Senior Publishing Editor will work closely with other editors, as well as Art Directors and the Print Editor, to create and update a cohesive section with compelling page layouts. The position includes editing and fitting stories and writing headlines to finish daily pages on deadline.

You should have strong news judgment and the ability to work and manage teams and decisions under deadline pressure. You also should have a deep interest in all areas of news, in particular finance, business and technology, and a firm grasp of grammar, spelling and style. Compliance with standards guidelines and factual accuracy are critical.

The ability to work independently as well as on a team and collaborate with reporters and editors around the world is essential. You will be flexible in changing/handing off tasks, and eager to learn new skills.

You have:

  • At least five years of editing experience, preferably including in print journalism and publishing
  • Exceptional news judgment
  • Ability to edit for grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, structure, balance and fairness, and to oversee other editors' work
  • Ease with editing text, photo captions and graphics
  • Ability to help connect the content with the audience
  • Numeracy; confidence in analyzing the data behind a story, drawing on general knowledge

You will:


  • Uphold Dow Jones standards and ethics in your work and that of others
  • Meet deadlines and prioritize tasks while handling multiple responsibilities
  • Be aware of how a newsroom works, understanding workflow as it affects others' needs as well as your own
  • Understand WSJ's brand, content and various digital and print platforms, and WSJ's core audiences, their needs and expectations


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: Editorial/Journalism

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: 37387



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