Bloomberg hires WSJ’s Wilkes to cover energy in Germany
Wall Street Journal reporter Bill Wilkes has been hired by Bloomberg News to cover the Germany energy, renewables and climate change beat.
He started at Bloomberg on Monday.
Wilkes has been with The Journal in Germany since December 2015, and for the past year he has been covering politics, foreign policy, domestic extremism, China in Europe and other news.
Before joining The Journal, Wilkes worked at Market News International, first as a UK economics correspondent and then as a European economics correspondent, covering the Eurozone and Switzerland. He often covered U.S. and Japanese policymakers when they passed through Europe.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in German and Italian from University College London.