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Publishing Editor, The Wall Street Journal - NY

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Closing date
Jun 21, 2023

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Job Type
Full Time
Nationals, Finance
Editor, Publisher

Job Details

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a skilled, highly creative editor for its daily print edition. This accomplished journalist should be invigorated by the demands of the news cycle and deadlines, and by the importance of delivering top-quality journalism to readers of the largest daily newspaper in the U.S.

A WSJ publishing editor meets and maintains the highest standards through precise and concise editing, sharp and informative headlines, and by helping create compelling elements that comprise the print edition.

A successful candidate must have strong news judgment and the ability to edit and elevate stories of all types under deadline pressure for the print audience. In addition to breaking and top news of the day, you will work on feature stories and graphics on a variety of core subjects valued by our readers. 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. Editors on the Print desk are versatile and possess the temperament to handle multiple articles and responsibilities in an efficient manner.

You have:

  • Strong news judgment in editing and fast-paced publishing
  • Ability to edit for grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, structure, balance and fairness
  • Proficiency in basic numeracy, confidence in analyzing the data behind a story and and an ability to draw on a variety of general knowledge
  • General awareness of how a newsroom works
  • A desire to learn new skills

You will:


  • Take pride in and ownership of your work
  • Meet deadlines
  • Prioritize tasks and time while handling multiple responsibilities
  • Understand workflow beyond your own needs
  • Be flexible in changing/handing off tasks
  • Function well within a team
  • Help connect the content with the audience
  • Uphold Dow Jones standards and ethics
  • Understand WSJ's brand, content and platforms
  • Recognize the core WSJ's audiences, and 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:

Union role

Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000

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: 37395



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