Dow Jones Newswires is looking for financial journalists with excellent news judgment for our real-time news-editing team in New York. This is an exciting role and an opportunity to join a fast-paced, vibrant and adaptable team publishing articles for the world's premier business news outlet.
This is a six-month Fixed Term Contract with options to renew. Dow Jones Newswires provides news to The Wall Street Journal and MarketWatch, as well as nearly 100 million financial professionals on various platforms.
Your day will begin around midday with editing and writing market-moving news derived from corporate disclosures, such as press releases or SEC filings. As part of our team, you will also share the task of monitoring various feeds for news. The tempo of the job picks up when the U.S. stock markets close, at which time you will write and publish headlines based on press releases and edit copy.
- Work in a fast-paced news environment as part of a team of editors and reporters.
- Quickly discern the essential market-moving details from news releases, regulatory filings, press conferences and other information sources.
- Write and publish headlines on the news.
- Work closely with reporters on matters of style and substance.
- Sharply edit for grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, clarity, diversity and fairness.
- Occasionally serve as a slot editor.
- Uphold Dow Jones standards and ethics in your own work and that of others.
- 3+ years of experience as a news editor.
- Strong financial news judgment
- A sense of urgency along with a capacity to remain calm under pressure.
- A proficiency in grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, structure, balance and fairness.
- The ability to function within a team and consistently meet tight deadlines.
NYC Pay Range: $48 an hour
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: Non Employee
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.
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Req ID: 37774