Reporter, US Stock Market

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal seeks a reporter to cover the U.S. stock market--a high-profile, fast-paced beat at the core of the newsroom.

The New York-based reporter will sit at the intersection of big themes that touch markets, economies and investors all over the world, and should be eager to explain these dynamics to a general audience.

The reporter will be expected to write about the daily moves of financial markets and also pitch and deliver her or his own coverage ideas. The reporter should develop deep expertise that bolsters the Journal's standing as an indispensable source of financial news. She or he must participate in all aspects of story planning and execution across a variety of newsroom teams and platforms. That includes conceiving visuals, writing headlines and figuring out how to best reach and engage the Journal's audience.

The successful candidate will be able to tell stories in a variety of formats, including quick analysis of breaking news, chart packages, podcasts, video and in-depth enterprise projects. Experience covering financial markets is strongly preferred, though candidates with a proven track record of scoops and enterprise on a related beat are also encouraged to apply.

Applicants should be able to file content with speed, accuracy and clarity that conforms with house style. She or he should also be a critical thinker, able to work well both independently and in a team, receptive to feedback and open to change. This role will report to the U.S. Stocks Editor.

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

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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 2017-29792

Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK

Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

Job Area1 News

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