MarketWatch hires Wiles as trending money reporter

Katherine Wiles has joined MarketWatch as a trending money reporter. Most recently, she was an assistant producer for digital at “Marketplace,” having joined in 2019 as a digital intern. She then held the post of digital production assistant. Wiles was also global city editor and then a radio host at USC Annenberg Media. She also […]

MarketWatch taps Bloomberg’s Chen to cover rates and currencies

Vivien Lou Chen, a veteran Bloomberg reporter, has left to join MarketWatch in San Francisco, covering rates and currencies, the same beat she was covering at Bloomberg. Chen had been with Bloomberg for over 22 years. Chen also reported for Daily Journal Corp., Los Angeles Times and Des Moines Register. She has also interned at […]

Dow Jones union staffers to get small raise

The negotiated compensatory raise for eligible union-represented Dow Jones employees has been increased by a quarter-percent to 2.75%. Under the terms of Article IV of the collective agreement between IAPE and Dow Jones, whenever the “standard merit increase guidance for non-IAPE corporate staff” exceeds the raise negotiated by IAPE and Dow Jones, that negotiated percentage […]

MarketWatch.com seeks a trending money reporter

MarketWatch seeks a reporter who can stake a claim to the biggest and most talked-about news of the day. This writer should possess an intuitive feel for the essence of stories and why people share them, and be able to write in a punchy voice marked by a wicked sense of the absurd. At MarketWatch […]

Alpert departing WSJ for MarketWatch

Lukas Alpert, who has worked as a media reporter for 7 years, following 3 years as a correspondent in Moscow at The Wall Street Journal, is departing to join MarketWatch.com where he will be covering financial crime and scams. He will start his new position in July. During his time at The Journal, he was […]

MarketWatch.com seeks a crypto reporter

MarketWatch seeks a reporter to cover crypto, blockchain, and the burgeoning world of decentralized finance. This writer should relish demystifying complex topics, identifying risks and opportunities for investors, and poking holes in all the hype and hysteria. Tasked with making sense of one of the most exciting and confounding beats we cover, this reporter will […]

MarketWatch.com seeks a social media editor

MarketWatch seeks an editor to support efforts to make our coverage more engaging and impactful to readers. That mandate includes, among other things, rethinking our approach to social media, assigning pieces that live at the intersection of money and the zeitgeist, finding innovative ways to tell stories with data and graphics, and developing content strategies […]

MarketWatch.com seeks a cannabis and banking reporter

MarketWatch seeks a reporter who can build out a new beat covering two sectors: the burgeoning cannabis industry and banking. This reporter will dig into the impact of cannabis reforms like the Safe banking act, which is expected to be a major step for the growth and investment in the industry by allowing banks in […]

MarketWatch.com seeks a trending money reporter

MarketWatch seeks a reporter who can stake a claim to the biggest and most talked-about news of the day. This writer should possess an intuitive feel for the essence of stories and why people share them, and be able to write in a punchy voice marked by a wicked sense of the absurd. At MarketWatch […]

MarketWatch.com seeks a news editor

MarketWatch seeks an editor to help shape coverage of markets, industries and economics. The ideal candidate should be a deft handler of copy who’s obsessed with accuracy, style and writing that engages a broad spectrum of readers. This editor will be tasked with working with reporters and editors to tease out the key angles and […]