Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Contest: cover World Economic Forum for Wall Street Journal

Midnight on Friday is the deadline to apply for a chance to serve as a "Special Correspondent" for MySpace and the Wall Street Journal at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

The winner will "be the eyes, ears and mouth to the Global MySpace community" and have his/her MySpace blog syndicated on MySpace and on

To enter the journalism contest, visit and answer one of the following questions via video on MySpaceTV.
  • If you were given the opportunity to take one person (living or historical figure) to Davos in order to make an impact on the conference, who would it be and why?
  • If you could engage the entire MySpace community in doing one thing to help make an economic difference, what would it be?
  • Why do you deserve the chance to attend the World Economic Forum as the MySpace Special Correspondent and how will your participation engage the audience?
All videos are being judged by a panel of experts. The contest ends on January 16 at midnight.

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Paid internship at WSJ's Asia bureau

Wall Street Journal's Asian edition is looking for a paid reporting intern to be based in Hong Kong. The selected candidate will be provided a weekly stipend of $700 and an allowance for round-trip airfare to Hong Kong.

Candidates should have "fluency in one or more Asian languages -- preferably Mandarin, Japanese or Korean -- a strong interest in business reporting in Asia, and ideally experience living or working in the region."

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and a dozen of your best bylined clips to:

Cathy Panagoulias
Assistant Managing Editor
The Wall Street Journal
200 Liberty Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10281

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Wednesday, January 16, 2008

WSJ seeks law blogger

The Wall Street Journal is hiring a full-time blogger for its law blog, "widely read by lawyers and general readers alike." The blogger will also have the chance to write for the print edition and do video/multimedia/speaking engagements. Might be a good fit for journalist-turned-law student-turned-bitter corporate lawyer.

-Mark Grabowski

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Monday, January 14, 2008

New investigative journalism organization hiring

Former Wall Street Journal managing editor Paul Steiger recently wrote an interesting piece chronicling the history of print media and what’s to come in the future.

At the end of his article, he announced his move to Pro Publica, a non-profit newsroom “dedicated to reporting on abuses of power by anyone with power: government, business, unions, universities, school systems, doctors, hospitals, lawyers, courts, nonprofits, media.”

With $10 million pledged in annual funding and a staff of 24 investigative journalists -- including former Oregonian managing editor Stephen Engelberg -- this organization could provide an important public service many newspapers can no longer afford to.

Interested in investigative reporting? Why not shoot a resume to

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