Reporter, Social Media Culture

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a reporter to join Life & Arts to cover social-media and internet culture: the latest trends, personalities, influencers, memes and communities that exist on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and emerging social-media platforms. The reporter will cover the ever-changing ways people are communicating and socializing within established and new social media, the social and political micro-communities that exist on various platforms, and the broader youth zeitgeist. The focus of this beat will be newsy features about lifestyle and culture rather than on technology.

At least five years of beat reporting experience is required. Please include a cover letter and at least five clips in your application.

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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 .

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

About Us

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 38 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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Req ID: 16558


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