WSJ hires SF Biz Times editor Chu as editor on wire desk
Patrick Chu, the former San Francisco Business Times editor, has been hired by The Wall Street Journal as a senior publishing editor.
Chu is a team member on the Dow Jones Newswires publishing desk in New York.
“In this role, Patrick joins the Newswires leadership team, helping to set coverage priorities and manage the editing team in New York,” said Glenn Hall, global chief editor of Dow Jones Newswires, in an email to the staff.
“Patrick brings a passion for real-time markets reporting and a depth of leadership experience, having served most recently as editor in chief of the San Francisco Business Times, following 16 years in senior management roles at Bloomberg News,” added Hall.
He was editor of chief of the Business Times, an American City Business Journals paper, from April 2014 to September 2018.
Before that, Chu spent more than 16 years at Bloomberg News, including stints as its first West Coast bureau chief, global managing editor, Asia managing editor and top news editor.
He was previously business editor of The Oregonian in Portland and at the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. He was also on the Money desk team when USA Today launched in 1982.