Ovide leaving Deal Journal for SF bureau
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Shira Ovide, the lead writer for Deal Journal, The Wall Street Journal’s online hub for news about corporate mergers and acquisitions, Wall Street and other financial issues, is leaving that post for a job on the West Coast.
Ovide e-mailed, “My editor says you can feel free to mention they’re looking for good candidates to fill the Deal Journal lead writer post.”
Previously, Ovide was a media reporter for the Journal in New York. In this position she wrote about newspapers and magazines, media conglomerates and issues involving the press.
Until 2006, Ovide was a reporter with Dow Jones Newswires where she covered the media beat for nearly two years, and she was a reporter with the Dow Jones corporate filings bureau in Washington. She also interned at the Newark Star-Ledger.
Ovide graduated from Haverford College and has a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.