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Senior Special Writer

Dow Jones
New York, NY
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19 Sep 2021

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Senior Special Writer, Economics

Barron's is looking for an experienced reporter to cover the intersection of the economy, economic policy and the business world. The topics are as big as they are important, including how fiscal and monetary policy, labor markets, inflation, deficits, regulation and other actions in Washington are impacting Wall Street and businesses. An ability to produce smart, ahead-of-the-curve analysis is a key part of the job, along with an ability to connect facts and statistics with the underlying people and companies. Strong writing skills is a must. The successful applicant also should be able to draw on a wide-range of sources and experience to develop exclusives and step-back enterprise that can keep Barron's readers informed about the most important developments and trends in economics.

Key Responsibilities
  • Report and write deeply reported features and news analysis.
  • Write shorter daily analysis that quickly explains the importance of news about the Federal Reserve, regulatory actions, economic statistics, and more.
  • Work closely and effectively with other members of the Barron's news team.

Key skills required
  • Experience writing quick and accurate articles.
  • Excellent news judgment.
  • Ability to write with flare and creative authority.
  • Understanding of Barron's core subject matter and audience.
  • Minimum of 5 years reporting experience.

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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: BG - BARRON'S

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world's top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

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