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The Wall Street Journal, Markets Reporter (London)

Dow Jones
Closing date
10 Jun 2023

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Job Type
Full Time
Nationals, Business, Finance

Job Details

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a full-time reporter to join our financial markets coverage in London.

The ideal candidate is fluent in stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies (fiat and crypto). We need someone who deftly translator Wall Street argot into plain English for our highly educated and engaged audience.

You will document in real time the winners and losers at the heart of global markets from the most international city in the world. You love that markets change all the time, and you relish unraveling the mysteries beneath them. You know how to tell stories not only with numbers but by portraying the real people who make and break fortunes--and the real people who are affected when markets rise and fall.

You will:

  • Be a core member of a team that produces a robust collection of coverage each day, including our exciting new Live Markets product and our markets newsletter, which reaches hundreds of thousands of readers each day
  • Carve out a beat in consultation with your editor, helping you focus on a vital part of the financial ecosystem
  • Be expected to produce in-depth enterprise and investigative stories on your beat

You have:

  • The skills and instincts to jump on news, writing quickly and cleanly
  • The flexibility to switch from topic to topic, depending on news flow and coverage priorities
  • The ability to navigate financial data and produce relevant, compelling numbers to undergird your stories


Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - 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. 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 Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

Union Status:

Non-Union role

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: 37417



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