Deputy Print Editor, The Wall Street Journal - NY

Dow Jones
NEW YORK, New York, United States
08 Mar 2018
27 Mar 2018
Nationals, News
Job Type
Full Time

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 36 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).

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a Deputy Print Editor to work in conjunction with the Print Editor to ensure the best-in-class presentation of its journalism in the print edition.

Based in New York, the Deputy Print Editor will be responsible for assisting in and performing all the duties handled by the Print Editor, including working with senior newsroom editors, coverage chiefs, story editors, art directors, graphics, photo and support staff to assemble and produce The Wall Street Journal newspaper.

Among newsroom responsibilities, the Deputy Print Editor will work with the Print Editor to:

  • Lead and manage a team of people who edit, design, lay out and produce the Journal.
  • Decide story play, presentation, graphic display and page layouts for all WSJ sections.
  • Evaluate stories and graphics in collaboration with coverage chiefs and news editors.
  • Coordinate with the Journal's digital platforms on coverage/content.
  • Optimize the look and feel of the print edition, working in conjunction senior editors, art directors, and graphics and photo.
  • Give news approval for daily layouts.
  • Manage special news sections.
  • Regularly review the processes and workflows used to publish the print paper.
  • Monitor individual and team performance through ongoing and regular performance reviews.
  • The Deputy Print Editor should contribute by attitude, example and encouragement to a culture of creativity, enthusiasm, motivation, ownership and professionalism.

The position requires a leader to:

  • Manage, motivate and develop staff to be highly productive and to create high-quality work.
  • Inspire our journalists to produce their best work on all platforms.
  • Monitor individual and team performance through ongoing and regular performance reviews.
  • Provide strong leadership in complex deadline situations.

The key attributes of a Deputy Print Editor include:

  • A journalist with deep understanding and experience in newspapers and publishing.
  • Deep understanding of the brand values and mission of The Wall Street Journal and how our journalism should be selected and presented in line with those values.
  • Knowledge of the audience and membership structure, and how to use insight research and analytics to continually refine this understanding.
  • Understanding of modern and innovative journalism and storytelling techniques.
  • Sound organizational abilities: setting agendas, planning and managing projects.
  • The position reports to the Print Editor.

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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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