We're looking for an experienced reporter to cover Canada's financial services sector, including the five big banks, its dealmakers and watchdogs.
This reporter will work closely with the deals team to ensure that the bureau can continue to play a role in helping to break cross-border deals. At the same time, the reporter will take on the five big Canadian banks at a time when the slump in prices of crude oil and other commodities has exposed these lenders to higher potential losses. The growing concerns about a housing bubble and overextended consumer credit would be a key part of this beat, which would include residential and commercial real estate.
While the beat coverage is important, GA duties would also be part of the job. The successful applicant should be able to write authoritatively on the country's biggest companies and companies of interest, and also help cover parts of theCanadian economy that are largely handled out of U.S. bureaus, such as the auto and airline industries. Breaking news duties, which have ranged from politics to school shootings on a native reserve and a lone-wolf terror attack in Ottawa, would also be part of the role.
Applications should include a resume, cover letter, and up to five published clips.
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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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 2016-28717
Job Locations CAN-ON-TORONTO
Job Function News/Editorial
Business Area NEWS/WSJ
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