WSJ hires editor for CFO Journal and Risk & Compliance Journal
Kimberly Johnson, editor of professional products at The Wall Street Journal, sent out the following email:
It’s been a busy summer for the editors and reporters at WSJ Pro. Please join me in welcoming the newest members of our team.
Also, check out several — five to be exact — great opportunities to join our growing, specialized newsroom.
Jack Hagel, Editor- CFO Journal & Risk and Compliance Journal
Jack comes to us from the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, where he spent six years as an editorial director overseeing management accounting coverage for the association’s publications, which include the Journal of Accountancy and Financial Management, plus several e-newsletters.
Earlier, he was an editor on the metro desk at The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., a role that followed several years as the newspaper’s commercial real estate reporter and columnist during boom and bust cycles.
Jack began his career with The Associated Press, serving stints in the news cooperative’s Boston, Detroit and Providence, R.I., bureaus. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Virginia Military Institute. Jack is based in New York and reports to me.
Catherine Stupp, Reporter, WSJ Pro Cybersecurity
Catherine joined us in July from Euractiv in Brussels, where she covered European tech policy.
Catherine began her career in journalism as a freelance writer in Berlin. She covered German politics, technology, energy and the start of Europe’s migration crisis, writing for the Christian Science Monitor, Inside Climate News, Al Jazeera and other publications.
Catherine, a native of Queens, N.Y. has a bachelors degree in German and liberal arts from Sarah Lawrence College and a master’s in comparative literature from Free University Berlin. She is fluent in German and has intermediate knowledge of Spanish and French. Catherine is based in New York and reports to CIO Journal & Pro Cybersecurity Editor, Steven Rosenbush.
Katie Roof, Reporter, WSJ Pro Venture Capital
Katie joined our Pro VC team in San Francisco in May and hit the ground running with several scoops. Katie previously covered VCs and startups with aplomb for Techcrunch, where she scooped us enough to force our hand and bring her aboard.
Katie was also the creator and host of “Equity,” a popular Techcrunch weekly podcast on deal-making in the startup ecosystem. She’s also worked as a reporter for Fox Business and The Deal.
Katie holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University, and is also a graduate of UC San Diego. She reports to Pro Venture Capital Editor, Alec Davis.