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Deputy Bureau Chief, Middle East and North Africa

Dow Jones
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2 Dec 2021

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Job Description:The Wall Street Journal is seeking an experienced journalist to be the deputy bureau chief for the Middle East and North Africa. In this job, you will cover a complex region with tight links to policy in Washington and where events reverberate through the global economy. You will be at the center of our efforts to break news, tell memorable, deeply reported narratives, and inform readers about the changing social, economic and business developmentsIt is an exciting region that stretches across North Africa, through Israel and Iraq to Iran, and from Turkey in the north to the entire Arabian Peninsula in the south. And the stories are rich and varied: Israel positioning itself in the world post-Netanyahu while riding a tech boom; the massive flows of money into and out of Gulf states trying to assert themselves as major international investors; how Iran is developing its nuclear program and influencing its neighbors while grappling with U.S. sanctions; and the fight against extremist groups throughout the region.We're looking for a player-coach - someone who can pull off their own projects while shepherding the ambitious work of others. Above all, you must be someone who leads by example. Management experience isn't necessary, but establishing smooth and productive relationships with colleagues is a critical part of the job. A track record of ambitious storytelling would set you apart in the application process.You'll be working with a great team of journalists in some of the world's most cosmopolitan cities. Experience in the region is preferred but not a deal-breaker.The role reports to the Middle East and North Africa bureau chief, Michael Amon.

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