Rockoff named deputy chief of WSJ health and science bureau
Wall Street Journal business editor Jamie Heller sent out the following announcement:
Hello. We have more personnel news to share. Jonathan Rockoff is the new Deputy Chief in our Health & Science bureau.
A WSJ pharma reporter for ten years, Jon brings all the pieces to this new position. An inveterate scoop-getter, he has made a crucial contribution to our dominance of health-care M&A over the last many years. He is a model coverage driver, leading on many huge ongoing stories including for example our several-years work on Valeant Pharmaceuticals. He is an outstanding enterprise reporter and leder writer, and was on our team that was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for coverage of drug prices. And Jon is a treasured colleague, always pitching in and helping to guide others.
Before the Journal, Jon covered the FDA out of Washington for the Baltimore Sun and worked at the Providence Journal. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Virginia Law School and is married to the Journal’s Sumathi Reddy. They live in Queens with their two children.
Please join us in congratulating Jon on this exciting promotion.