Deputy Editor, Conferences & Events

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking an editor to join the team building its “live journalism” through conferences, events and interactive video. Journalists across our newsroom use events as an extension of their digital and traditional storytelling. This editor will help conceive and shape the content we create for live events — a critically important way WSJ journalists connect with readers, sources and a broader audience. This editor will interact with newsroom and commercial colleagues, utilizing a keen news sense and rigorous attention to detail. He or she will be involved from conception, logistics planning and audience outreach; to event-day support, social-media publishing and follow-up communications. This editor also will contribute to projects associated with specialized news services for WSJ. The ideal candidate will have a significant background in reporting or editing and a passion for exploring the digital transformation of the news business.

Applications should include a resume and cover letter.

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Company Overview:

About The Wall Street Journal

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. & world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published byDow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer:

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

Requisition ID 2016-28807

Job Locations USA – NY-NEW YORK

Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

Job Area1 News

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