News Editor, Digital

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal seeks a digitally savvy news editor to help run our digital news at night. The editor in this position, based in the heart of the New York newsroom, will be at the center of the action on big breaking news and major digital enterprise.

Specific duties include helping to manage, sending breaking news alerts, editing and publishing news stories, optimizing articles to maximize digital impact and reach, and handling our social media accounts. The job requires close coordination with editors and bureau chiefs around the world, as well as with colleagues on visuals, video and audience teams. The editor will work a Tuesday-Saturday schedule, and must be comfortable making news decisions with little hand-holding, particularly on Saturdays.

The editor in this position must have strong news judgment, excellent communication skills and be well-versed in digital best practices. The ideal candidate will thrive in a high-pressure, breaking-news environment in which the ability to make smart, rapid decisions and quickly deliver news across our digital platforms is essential.

Applications should include a resume and cover letter.

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Company Overview:

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).

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 2017-29822

Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK

Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

Job Area1 News

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