NY staffers join IAPE 1096 union

MarketWatch staff working in New York announced Monday they have formed a union and are joining their colleagues at locations across the country already represented by IAPE. Through a mission statement delivered to Dow Jones CEO Almar Latour, Barron’s editor in chief David Cho, two dozen other managers at MarketWatch and all MKTW News staff, […] seeks a retail investing reporter is seeking an ambitious and experienced reporter to help average folk make sense of the sometimes arcane world of investing, as we build out our coverage of outlining the connective tissue between markets and people. The role is about serving as an advocate for retail investors, tracking popular trading strategies, including the increasing use […]

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 […]

Dow Jones union statement on WSJ layoffs

The IAPE 1096, the union that represents business journalists at The Wall Street Journal, and Barron’s, sent out the following after The Journal laid off staffers in its Washington bureau: Also this morning, more than 30 WSJ award-winning News employees are trying to understand why editor in chief Emma Tucker has decided their positions […]

MarketWatch hires Wong to cover personal finance has hired Venessa Wong as a personal finance reporter. Wong previously worked at BuzzFeed for eight years, most recently as a senior reporter. She was also deputy business and tech editor at BuzzFeed and wrote about money and how it’s spent. She had been at BuzzFeed since May 2015 and initially covered food, beverage, and restaurant […]

Dow Jones union says company email about talks is incorrect

Dianne DeSevo, chief people officer at Dow Jones & Co., sent out the following to the staff about negotiations with IAPE 1096, the union that represents business journalists at The Wall Street Journal,, and Barron’s: Colleagues, We want to provide an update on the ongoing contract negotiations between Dow Jones and the Independent Association […] launches weekly podcast

Personal finance site has launched a podcast called “On Watch” hosted by tech editor Jeremy Owens. New episodes will be released every Thursday. “On Watch” will feature a rotating panel of MarketWatch reporters and industry-leading voices to unpack the biggest stories driving markets – providing listeners with the insight and tools they need to […]

Union, Dow Jones remain far apart on salary request

The union that represents business journalists at Dow Jones & Co. and the company held a negotiation session on Thursday but continued to differ on future salary increases. The union, IAPE 1096, has asked for a 10 percent increase in 2023 and 8 percent increases in 2024 and 2025. The company, meanwhile, has been offering […]

Marriner departs MarketWatch for FiveThirtyEight data journalist Katie Marriner has left the publication to become a senior visual journalist at FiveThirtyEight. She had been at MarketWatch for eight years. Marriner previously worked at The Wall Street Journal as a news apps developer. She is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill.

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 […]