Deputy Bureau Chief, China

The Wall Street Journal
  • Location
    Beijing, China
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    Mar 06

Position description

The Wall Street Journal seeks a senior editor to help guide coverage of one of the most important global stories – China. The editor will serve as deputy bureau chief and supervise reporters, assign coverage, edit and file copy to keep the Journal’s China coverage timely, comprehensive and competitive.

This full-time, Beijing-based position requires an experienced hand, with the drive to shepherd a broad range of stories on business, the economy and all the matters that affect them. The editor occupies a linchpin role in the bureau and must be able to handle breaking news as well as deeply reported analytical features. The editor will work alongside veterans and aggressive, less experienced reporters and should be willing to step into the breach when big stories break.

A keen understanding of business and the economy is a must as is experience working with a team of reporters. Chinese and a knowledge of China are plusses, but not critical. Patience is crucial, along with connective thinking and a dedication to accuracy. The ability to work under extreme deadline pressure and remain in good cheer is vital. The job reports to the China bureau chief.

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