Reporter, Bankruptcy at Dow Jones

Dow Jones


Mid Level

New York, NY, USA

$43.000 - $60.000

23 Dec → 22 Jan

Job Description

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a reporter to cover bankruptcy news for WSJ Pro Bankruptcy and The Wall Street Journal. We need a journalist who can work fast and break news from court hearings and legal documents. We’re also looking for a reporter who can develop sources at secretive hedge funds, trading desks and law firms to break news and produce original analysis on debt restructurings, distressed M&A situations and in-court bankruptcy proceedings. Business, financial or legal reporting experience would be a plus for the role.

You will report to the bankruptcy bureau chief. While you will likely start the job working remotely, you will eventually be based in our New York office.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining how you would approach the job and work samples.

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, please reach out to us at Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

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.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Job Responsibilities

  • Break news from court documents, in-court proceedings and legal and investing sources
  • Produce a mix of scoops and smart analytical stories
  • Elevate and distill complex bankruptcy and financial topics into compelling stories for the wider Wall Street Journal audience.

How To Apply

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