Former Barron’s publisher Flanagan dies at 88

Bernard Thomas Flanagan, who served as publisher of Barron’s, died on Nov. 11 at the age of 88. A MarketWatch.com story states, “Flanagan rose through the Dow Jones ranks to serve as publisher of Barron’s. He lead the company’s magazine group in the late 1970s, later served as vice president of marketing for the Journal […]

Barron’s hires Price as a senior producer

Barron’s has hired Brian Price as a senior producer for “MarketBrief,” its new video show done in tandem with MarketWatch.com. Price has most recently been a booking producer for Cheddar. He also spent a year as executive producer at Real Vision. He also worked at CNBC for two years as a booking producer and writer and at […]

Barron’s, MarketWatch start live 10-minute show

Dow Jones’ Barron’s Group is combining two of its brands — Barron’s and MarketWatch — to launch a new live, weekly 10-minute digital show covering financial news, reports Deanna Ting of Digiday. Ting reports, “Debuting today at 9 a.m. Eastern, ‘MarketBrief’ is billed as ‘taking stock of the news in 10 minutes or less’ and […]

Union reaches tentative agreement with Dow Jones

IAPE 1096, the union that represents business journalists at The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch.com and Barron’s, sent out the following to its members on Monday: IAPE’s board of directors has approved a tentative agreement for a new contract that was hammered out Thursday night between Dow Jones representatives and our bargaining committee. Now the majority […]

Dow Jones offers ratification bonus to union

Dow Jones & Co. has offered a ratification bonus of 0.5 percent of an employee’s salary to the union representing many of its workers. The parent company of The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch.com and Barron’s is still offering a salary increase of 2 percent in 2019 and 2020 and 2.25 percent in 2021. The union […]

News Corp. CEO Thomson’s compensation rose 13 percent in FY19

News Corp. CEO Robert Thomson saw his total compensation rise 13.6 percent to $14.7 million in the company’s 2019 fiscal year, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Thomson’s base salary rose 50 percent to $3 million in the fiscal year. His stock awards rose slightly to $5.5 million from $5.4 million […]

Barron’s seeks ME for digital platforms

Barron’s is looking for a managing editor to oversee digital to drive the impact and audience growth of Barron’s journalism every day. The successful candidate will be a digitally savvy editor and audience strategist who is self-starting and nimble at juggling multiple projects and priorities. This person will be passionate about and experienced in digital […]

Fox Business adds “Barron’s Roundtable” show on Fridays

Fox Business Network will launch “Barron’s Roundtable” on Friday, a new weekly primetime program hosted by Barron’s editor-at-large Jack Otter. Ted Johnson of Deadline writes, “Barron’s Roundtable will feature interviews with investors and major industry leaders on the week ahead on Wall Street. The show also will feature Jack Hough, associate editor of Barron’s, providing behind the scenes […]

Barron’s seeks a financial markets reporter

Barron’s is looking for a financial markets reporter to actively drive its daily market coverage and provide analysis of what market moves mean for investors and their money. The successful candidate will be comfortable working at multiple speeds, writing short pieces on what the stock market is doing and why, while searching for deeper insights […]

Barron’s Childs is joining “Planet Money”

Business journalist Mary Childs, who has been a senior reporter at Barron’s since the beginning of 2018, is joining “Planet Money,” National Public Radio’s show. She will be a reporter and host. She has already been doing segments called “Finance Fridays with Mary” on “Planet Money” sister show “The Indicator.” Childs is an award-winning financial […]