Politics News Editor, The Wall Street Journal - DC

Dow Jones
Washington, DC
Aug 14, 2019
Oct 13, 2019
Job Type
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal is looking for skilled, experienced, dynamic news editors to join the Politics team as it ramps up to cover the 2020 presidential election and beyond.

The positions, which report to the Politics Editor, will involve guiding and editing small teams of reporters within the Politics team to ensure that we have peerless breaking news, analysis, in-depth features and creative presentation for our politics coverage.

We are looking for editors who can help conceive and drive coverage, provide mentorship and story guidance to reporters, and edit stories expertly and in keeping with the fundamental principles of WSJ journalism: accuracy, fairness, objectivity and clean, lively writing.

Click 'Apply' now. At least five years of editing and/or reporting experience is preferred. Applicants should include a cover letter, resume and examples of edited work.


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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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