Barron's, Trending News Reporter

Employer
Dow Jones
Location
Ideally London, other locations considered
Salary
$DoE
Closing date
4 Sep 2022

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Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Online, Trade Publication, Business, News
Discipline
Reporter
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Job Details

Job Description:

Barron's is seeking a high-energy general assignment reporter who can insightfully cover breaking business news.

We are seeking a fast writer who can quickly offer insights into the biggest stories of each day, which are typically U.S. focused. This journalist ideally would be based in London, but we are open to other locations, as long as this person can write and publish stories early in the morning for readers living on the East Coast of the U.S.

While others are producing commodity stories, this reporter should write stories that deliver analysis - or an interesting angle - about the news as readers are trying to understand those events. The reporter would have the opportunity to write longer, reported-out features and analytical pieces, so experience writing enterprise would be an advantage.

A successful candidate should be digitally savvy, with a keen understanding of how to generate a large audience by making the news digestible by using FAQs, charts and other news-you-can-use story forms, and an understanding of viral stories.

Barron's strongly values teamwork, so a collaborative approach is required.

Interested candidates can send a resume, no more than three clips in PDF form and a cover letter to Rupert Steiner Rupert.Steiner@dowjones.com, David Cho David.Cho@barrons.com or Bob Rose Bob.Rose@barrons.com and apply through the link provided.

Responsibilities include:

  • Able to generate quick angles and strong ideas off the news and meet urgent deadlines.
  • Familiarity with corporate balance sheets, financial valuations and investing principles.
  • At least 3 years experience working as a reporter at a national or trade business news publication
  • Familiarity of U.S. markets and companies.
  • Clean, deadline writer


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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 .

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: BG - OFFICE

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

Req ID: 33711

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