Dow Jones, Reporter - German Government / Politics (Berlin)

27 Jan 2012
27 Feb 2012
Job Type
Full Time

Dow Jones Newswires is the world’s leading independent provider of real-time business, financial, economic and market-moving political news and analysis. It delivers up to 12,000
news, commentary and analysis items a day to more than 435,000 financial professionals in 66 countries, via more than 80 distribution partners world-wide. In addition to this, millions of
people access selected Dow Jones Newswires content through various corporate Internet sites, electronic exchanges, corporate intranets, business information services and on a range of
mobile devices.

Dow Jones Newswires is seeking an energetic Reporter, German Government/Politics (m/f) - based in Berlin - to cover German government and politics for its news wires and The Wall Street Journal’s print and online editions.

We are looking for a self-starting journalist who has the ability to break news for the wires and provide smart, stand-back analysis and textured features on German politics, policy and society for The Wall Street Journal. Broader European experience also is helpful. Germany, long Europe’s economic powerhouse, is fast becoming the Continent’s political center as well. The
successful candidate joins a team of political reporters committed to providing distinguished coverage of the euro crisis and Germany’s evolving role in Europe. The ability to travel is also
essential for the job.

German language proficiency and strong English-language writing skills are essential. Established reporting experience in Germany and a documented history of interviews and
scoops would be a major plus.

The successful candidate would join DJN’s shared bureau with The Wall Street Journal, joining a key world-wide network of bureaus and editing desks with a news staff of 2,100 journalists.
If the position matches your interests, please send a CV and cover letter explaining why you want the role to The closing date for applications is February 29, 2012.