Dow Jones Digital Editor in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Barron’s is undergoing a digital investment and transformation program and requires an exceptional editor to help us present and deliver our reporting across platforms. The Digital Editor will be responsible for a variety of activities, from online production and the development of new storytelling formats, to training other members of the newsroom and working with the product and technology teams to upgrade our CMS.

The digital editor will:

  • Oversee online programming, including the production and publication of online content, making sure that our mix of content is timely and distinctive

  • Work with editors to develop and launch new storytelling and distribution experiments, translating Barron’s reporting into new online formats

  • Ensure that all headlines, online copy and visuals are digital and audience first

  • Push for the development and adoption of new production processes and tools across the newsroom, including the training of other editorial staff

  • Advance the cause of workflow efficiency and help develop tools that can benefit the newsroom; work with product, design and engineering teams to develop and improve content across all platforms

  • Manage, apps, and other platforms


  • At least 5 years working in a digital role in a newsroom

  • Up-to-date understanding of digital metrics, social media, and digital distribution trends

  • Fluency in a variety of CMSs and graphics programs

  • Experience in project management, process improvement, and digital transformation

  • Excellent headline-writing and proofreading skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and collaborate with multidisciplinary teams

  • High degree of initiative, strong attention to detail and a solutions orientation

  • A fascination with finance, business, technology, and breaking news

  • Bonus: experience with HTML, CSS and basic Javascript

Please note this role will require some evening and weekend work.

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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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Business Area: BARRON'S

About Us

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).

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