News Editor, Life & Arts

Job Description:

The Life & Arts section is seeking a versatile and creative news editor.The position offers the opportunity to work on innovative and lively features in subjects ranging from health, food, fitness and family, to books, music, movies,TV and art. The editor is part of an editing team that works directly with reporters on the Life & Arts staff and throughout the WSJ to conceptualize ideas, and edit features and news stories on all our platforms. The team has a strong emphasis in high-impact visual presentation, from photos to interactive graphics to videos. Applicants should have at least five years editing experience and demonstrated skills in feature editing, headline writing and managing reporters. The ideal candidate would have a wide range of interest in culture and lifestyle subjects as well as strong digital and visual skills.

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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 2017-30123

Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK

Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

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