News Researcher, The Wall Street Journal - NY

Dow Jones
Jun 20, 2018
Aug 03, 2018
Job Type
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal is seeking to hire a research professional. We're looking for a news hound who wants to be an integral part of big, competitive stories.

This person will work in partnership with a senior researcher to enhance the quality of news gathering through the use of online databases such as Accurint, TLO, Nexis, Factiva, PACER and Courtlink.

The ideal candidate also will have some familiarity with accessing public and private databases, including using spreadsheets, as well as social media to ferret out information. The qualified individual must be able to handle multiple and varied research assignments.

This person should have a nose for retrieving and analyzing information, be able to meet tight deadlines and work well in a team atmosphere. Attention to detail and accuracy is a must.

A strong knowledge of current events is key. A degree in library or information science or demonstrated research skills in a journalism program is highly recommended.

Some weekend and evening work is required. The research team answers to Jennifer Forsyth, deputy investigations editor, but will research for all Journal news departments, not solely investigations.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

About Us

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video

 Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism.

The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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