The Wall Street Journal

Senior Publishing Editor, Nights
The Wall Street Journal is seeking a skilled, highly creative editor to direct the fast-paced news publishing desk in New York in the evening. This accomplished journalist is invigorated by the demands of the current news cycle and the importance of delivering top-quality stories and visuals to readers.

The successful candidate must be comfortable with making fast, independent decisions while leading a small team of publishing editors. The evening editor moves decisively and supports colleagues in their work by giving clear direction and can evaluate staff progress. The role also requires a strong appreciation of the needs of our publishing platforms and the wherewithal to communicate with those overseers.

Exceptional news judgment is necessary, along with the ability to sharply rewrite, edit and elevate stories of all types with speed and depth under deadline pressure for a digital audience. In addition to breaking and top news of the day, the editor will have the opportunity to work on lively, in-depth feature stories and graphics on a variety of core subjects valued by our readers. A deep interest in all areas of news is desired.

Editors on the publishing desk are versatile and possess the temperament to handle multiple articles and responsibilities across platforms in an efficient manner. Experience in digital journalism and publishing, plus an appreciation of modern and innovative storytelling techniques, is preferred. A desire to learn new skills is encouraged.
2 July 2018