Reporter, Markets Maniac

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal seeks an experienced reporter for its Markets Real Time group, focused broadly on the markets. Markets Real Time is at the white-hot center of The Wall Street Journal as it transforms itself into a digital-first news organization.

The reporter should be passionate about the global markets – be they bonds, stocks, foreign exchange, commodities, or derivatives – and want to share that knowledge with the WSJ’s sophisticated readership on a real-time basis.

The person also will be expected to set the agenda for markets coverage ,and provide analysis on the major market moving events of the day. On breaking news stories, the reporter is expected to provide a “live from the markets” feel, jumping in with quick, smart insights often gleaned from reporting, data or just good thinking.

The reporter will be at the heart of some of the biggest stories in the WSJ, providing up-to-the-minute analysis on everything from the intersection of central bank policies and markets to a strengthening U.S. dollar and tumbling oil prices.

The reporter will also contribute the successful Morning MoneyBeat email column, which goes out on weekdays. The successful candidate has excellent news judgment, the ability to juggle a diverse set of topics and the confidence write smart analysis quickly. Prior financial reporting experience is required. Strong writing and analytical skills are essential. Comfort with TV, radio and podcasts is a plus.

Applications should include a resume, cover letter, and up to five published clips.

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Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

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 2016-28151

Job Locations USA – NY-NEW YORK

Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

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