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Dow Jones Reporter, Economics, Houston in United States

Job Description:

Reporter, U.S. Economy, Western U.S.

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a reporter to cover the economy in the western U.S.

The U.S. economy is a hodgepodge of regions, cities, states, neighborhoods. To understand it, we need to be talking to the people, business owners and government officials who live in them. We’re looking for a reporter who, guided by data, can find the on-the-ground stories that help our audience make sense of a constantly changing economic outlook.

Labor-market dynamics, big infrastructure projects, the effects of government spending, economic-policy debates are all fair game. We’re looking for a reporter who’s equally comfortable analyzing reams of economic data and unearthing the people-driven stories that illuminate it. We need a sharp writer who can translate complicated and nuanced information for our highly engaged audience.

The ideal candidate is a newshound who’s capable of nailing big scoops and writing ambitious features. This reporter is comfortable on video and audio, and loves to experiment with storytelling formats. We’re looking for something with a solid working knowledge of financial markets, the economy’s circulatory system, as well as the political dynamics that influence Americans’ attitudes about the country’s financial health. A desire to collaborate with colleagues in other coverage areas is a must.

This position is based in Houston and reports to the U.S. Economy Bureau Chief.

You will:

  • Break news on your beat.

  • Conceptualize and deliver deeply reported enterprise stories.

  • Work with colleagues around the country and the world in a 24-hour-a-day global newsroom.

You have:

  • Ideally at least five years of reporting experience dominating a highly competitive beat.

  • Deadline skills to report and write clearly under pressure.

  • A history of delivering stories while working independently

  • Proven ability to develop sources and write with authority on what is happening and what it means.

  • A track record of tackling ambitious projects, finding original approaches to coverage and working with visuals to find creative storytelling techniques.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter detailing how you would do the job, and five examples of your best work.

The Journal’s reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists create important and impactful stories, firmly rooted in fact and adhering to the highest ethical standards. We report without fear or bias, and we maintain a proper sense of perspective, detachment and objectivity in our reporting.

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Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.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, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - News - WSJ

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

Union Status:

Union role

Pay Range: $63,000.00 - $150,000.00

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Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..

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.

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Req ID: 40670

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