Dow Jones Online Editor in LONDON, United Kingdom

Job Description

Financial News is looking for a highly-driven journalist to help lead its digital news desk.

Working as part of a four-strong team at the heart of a busy newsroom, the successful candidate will help deliver all the relevant news for FN’s core audience (the finance services sector in London) with a focus on both speed and accuracy.

They will commission, edit and write FN news items and instant analysis; contribute to other potential digital projects such as blogs and pop-up sites; share responsibility for writing FN’s daily press digest; and help with the day-to-day management of the website.

Seeking out opportunities to write and produce content for other parts of FN will also be encouraged.

The successful candidate will have experience producing quick and error-free news stories with flair. They will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of FN’s core subject matter and audience; excellent news judgment; and a willingness to work as a team and cover for other reporters/ editors where required.

Reporting to the desk editor , the successful candidate will be expected to manage the news desk in the editor ’s absence.

The role requires being able to participate in weekend and holiday coverage as and when necessary.

Closing date - 24th July 2017

Company Overview

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Job Locations GBR-LONDON

Requisition ID 2017-29963

Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area FINANCIAL NEWS