Special Writer - Congress, The Wall Street Journal - DC

Dow Jones
Washington, DC
May 01, 2019
May 18, 2019
Job Type
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal is seeking an experienced and aggressive reporter to work on the reporting team that will cover all aspects of Congress, including the 2020 election and beyond.

The job involves enterprise stories and breaking news that will provide the most distinctive coverage of what will be a huge story. It may also involve some editing responsibilities with the team of reporters who currently cover the Hill.

We are looking for reporters with strong sourcing, a good sense of the most important story, a keen eye for deep reporting that is distinctive from the competition, a nose for scoops and an interest in taking on some editing responsibilities as a player-coach.

The reporter will be part of the Washington bureau's political team. At least five years of reporting experience is preferred.

Click 'Apply' now. Applications should include a resume, cover letter and up to five published clips.


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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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