Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal are looking for a news editor to oversee coverage of Asia’s vital technology sector. The position is preferably based in Hong Kong.
The editor will work across platforms – principally Newswires, WSJ.com and the print Journal – directing technology news from around the region to suit our various audiences, from stock traders to shoppers for the latest gadgets.
Applicants should have a background in business journalism, a sensitivity to trends and a curiosity about innovation and how it parlays into the commercial sphere. They will be expected to demonstrate excellent news judgment, strong writing and editing skills, and a proven track record in breaking news. Both real time financial news experience and social media savvy will be a definite plus.
In addition to driving the daily news file and setting the coverage agenda for all platforms, the successful candidate will oversee and contribute to WSJ technology-related blogs. He/she will also manage Newswires coverage of Asia’s media and telecommunications sectors, and will help deputize on the wider corporate news file when called upon.
Please apply with cover letter, resume and clips to: Yun-Hee Kim, Managing Editor, Equities News, Asia-Pacific, Dow Jones Newswires (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Mariko Sanchanta, Senior Editor, Asia, The Wall Street Journal (email@example.com)