Reporter, Venture Capital

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a news reporter to cover venture capital and startups, based in the San Francisco bureau. The reporter’s beat focus will be on breaking news on the next Slack or Palantir and will require an industry knowledge and contacts in enterprise computing. Primarily reporting on Silicon Valley startups, we place an emphasis on getting the news and analysis first, applying a hard-eyed look to technology companies. The reporter will also be able to crunch numbers from our venture-capital database to write analytical stories. The ideal candidate will be able to weed through the nonsense to explain complex technologies with finesse and show broader industry context in reporting for both daily and feature stories.

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 2016-28629


Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

Job Area1 News

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