Editor - Live Journalism, The Wall Street Journal - NY

Dow Jones
New York
Jun 07, 2019
Aug 14, 2019
Job Type
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a news minded, culturally curious, entrepreneurial editor to join our Live Journalism team.

This editor will own and shape forums like WSJ Tech D.Live, CEO Council and the Future of Everything Festival and help develop new news-driven events.

Journal events gather top leaders and thinkers and make news. You will work with our editor of live journalism to drive, develop and distinguish Journal events from the rest.

You will work on ways to extend our events-from creating stories ahead of a conference to identifying new ideas or demos to present to our audience. This role will be key to agenda development.

This editor will develop content and visuals for conversations that take place onstage, and will also build, own and manage relationships with business, culture, social and political leaders featured at Journal gatherings. And, you'll work on event strategy: the people, themes and topics we present, and how to continue the conversation post-event.

This position requires creativity and organization in equal measure.

Other qualifications for the job include:

  • A background and/or interest in editorial content and not traditional event management.
  • The ability to keep calm and carry on: Events have many moving components. Can you keep your cool juggling the various details?
  • An in-depth knowledge of business, culture and finance.
  • A love of research and reporting: What's something our audience hasn't heard or seen before?
  • Superior writing and editing skills.
  • Bonus points if you have worked in events beforehand and know how they work.

This position is based in our New York City office.

If you're interested, please click 'Apply' to send over your resume and a brief note explaining why to Nikki Waller, Editor, Live Journalism and Special Coverage.


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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, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

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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