Dow Jones Graphics Editor in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a Graphics Editor to join its award-winning visuals team in Washington D.C. The Editor will focus primarily on D.C.-related stories, with opportunities to also work on stories related to business, technology, U.S. and World news coverage. The Editor will be responsible for working in teams to drive innovative storytelling with graphics, interactives and new forms of storytelling. The Editor will collaborate with the broader newsroom to drive more visual and interactive storytelling and maintain high quality work on all platforms.


  • The Editor will be responsible for generating new ideas and creating visual stories, working closely with the D.C.-based editors and reporters, as well as other visual editors and the director of graphics.

  • As well as creating visual stories, the editor will contribute to editing graphics and help prioritize and assign graphics when projects require more assistance.

  • The Editor will work with the audience and off-platform teams to help drive decisions around coverage.

Job requirements:

  • Prior experience in a newsroom, with excellent news, storytelling and design judgement

  • Experience with politics and business news graphics

  • Experience creating data visualizations

  • Experience reporting original stories.

  • Experience with data journalism and associated tools, such as Excel, SQL, R and Python.

  • Good knowledge of responsive design and best practices for building stories for mobile devices.

  • Able to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.

  • Able to train reporters and editors to learn new skills that will contribute to their visual storytelling.

  • The initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment.

  • Excellent communication skills.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

About Us

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).

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