WSJ parent nearly doubles net income in second quarter

News Corp., the parent of The Wall Street Journal, reported second-quarter earnings nearly doubled to $183 million, boosted by a record performance at Dow Jones & Co. Dow Jones, which operates The Journal,, Barron’s and Investor’s Business Daily, reported a 4% increase in revenue to $584 million and EBITDA earnings of $163 million, a […]

News Corp reports lower earnings in first quarter

News Corp., the parent of The Wall Street Journal, and Barron’s reported a slight increase in revenue in the first quarter but a decline in net income. The company reported $2.5 billion in revenue and net income of $58 million compared to $2.48 billion in revenue and $66 million in net income in the […]

Dow Jones offers 3% raises, lump sum

Dow Jones & Co., the parent of The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and, has offered 3 percent pay raises and a 0.25 percent lump sum payment in January to the union that represents journalists. The lump sum payment would be based on a person’s base salary. For a personal making $100,000, the payment would […]

Barron’s Group seeks a video journalist

Barron’s Group is seeking a highly creative video journalist to join its video team in New York to create content for multiple Dow Jones publications including MarketWatch and Barron’s. The video journalist is responsible for producing, shooting and editing highly engaging and informative topical and evergreen business and finance-focused videos, ranging in length from two […]

Barron’s Group promotes Olshan, Chopra and Dousie

Mae Cheng, senior vice president at Barron’s Group, sent out the following announcement on Wednesday: Colleagues, We’re delighted to announce a series of Barron’s Group promotions which will further strengthen our senior leadership ranks, our focus and momentum in FY22. Jeremy Olshan, our MarketWatch editor in chief, has been promoted to the role of Barron’s […]

Barron’s Group seeks an enterprise editor

Barron’s Group is seeking an Editor to oversee its Enterprise journalism teams, working alongside writers, reporters and freelancers to conceive and edit in-depth features and investigative stories. You will ensure that our coverage is always ambitious, relevant, distinctive, and forward looking. In this role you will edit content for originality, maintaining intellectual rigor and accuracy […]

Barron’s Group names Keown deputy bureau chief for EMEA

Callum Keown has been named deputy bureau chief for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Barron’s Group, which includes Barron’s and< He is currently a reporter for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, writing for MarketWatch, Barron’s, Penta and Financial News. Keown has been with the company since July 2019. He previously […]

Cheng promoted to senior VP of Barron’s Group

Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour sent out the following announcement on Thursday: Colleagues, I’m pleased to share that Mae Cheng is appointed SVP, Barron’s Group. In her new role, Mae will be responsible for driving growth for some of the fastest-growing businesses at Dow Jones. Mae takes on this exciting new challenge following a highly […]

Barron’s Group seeks senior video producer

Barron’s Group is hiring for a senior video producer. DUTIES: Responsible for booking guests across Barron’s and Marketwatch for video, TV and audio projects include MarketBrief or other video shows, Barron’s Roundtable or other TV shows, and a daily markets podcast Responsible for the execution of a live or live to tape bi-weekly markets show […]

The Trust seeks video editorial assistant

The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s Group’s The Trust is seeking a video editorial assistant. The Trust is a fast-growing team of energetic writers, content and creative strategists, videographers, designers, editors and developers. The work spans a variety of forms — short- and long-form reported articles, immersive digital experiences, documentary videos, data visualizations, animations and […]