WSJ editor Murray remembers Paul Ingrassia

Wall Street Journal editor in chief Matt Murray sent out the following announcement on Monday: Dear All: It is with profound sadness that I share the news that Paul Ingrassia, one of the greatest journalists and leaders in the history of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones, passed away this morning at age 69 […]

Ingrassia, longtime biz journalist at Reuters and Dow Jones, has died

Reuters editor in chief Steve Adler sent out the following on Monday to the staff: Colleagues – It’s with the deepest sadness that I share the news that our dear friend and former managing editor Paul Ingrassia has died after a courageous battle with cancer. Here are some thoughts I’ve put together about Paul, whom […]

Pierson, ex-Reuters pharma reporter, dies at 66

Ransdell Pierson, who covered the pharmaceutical industry for Reuters from 1993 to 2017, died last week at the age of 66. An obituary states. “He attended Louisiana State University and The University of Missouri where he graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism. “Ransdell was a reporter at the New York Post from 1983-1993. As […]

Longtime San Diego biz journalist Chamberlin dies at 70

Longtime San Diego business journalist George Chamberlin died on Sunday at the age of 70 after battling cancer. A story on KOGO states, “He fell in love with radio back in the 1960’s and started out as a disc jockey. His first broadcasting job was working the graveyard shift at a Palm Springs radio station. […]

Konstam, first female biz editor in San Antonio, dies at 85

Patricia Konstam, who was the first female business editor of the San Antonio Light and later a business reporter for the Express-News, has died at the age of 85 after a short illness. Vincent T. Davis of the Express-News writes, “Former Express-News business editor Charlotte-Anne Lucas remembered Konstam as a good friend who had a reputation […]

Van, ex-Chicago Tribune tech reporter, passes away at 75

Jon Van, a tech reporter for the Chicago Tribune, died Thursday at the age of 75, according to a story in the paper. James O’Shea, former Tribune managing editor, offered this statement: “He knew his stuff, and created a space in the paper that really distinguished it for its scientific coverage, which was a hallmark […]

Remembering WSJ reporter Lagnado

Wall Street Journal editor in chief Matt Murray sent out the following announcement on Thursday: Dear Colleagues, I’m sorry to share the very sad news that our dear colleague, Lucette Lagnado, passed away last night at the age of 62. Lucette was a singular talent, a journalist who was intensely curious about a wide range […]

WSJ reporter Lagnado dies at age 62

Lucette Lagnado, a Wall Street Journal reporter, died Wednesday at the age of 62. Andrew Silow-Carroll of the Jewish Telegraph Agency writes, “At The Wall Street Journal, which she joined in 1996, Lagnado was a cultural and investigative reporter, most recently covering health care, health delivery for the poor and uninsured, and new treatments for cancer. “Among […]

Westergaard, former Denver Biz Journal editor, dies at 67

Neil Westergaard, who served for 18 of those years as the editor of Denver Business Journal as the paper transitioned from a print-focused to digitally focused product, has died at the age of 67. Ed Sealover of the Business Journal writes, “Westergaard, who had received the Colorado Press Association Newspaper Person of the Year just this […]

Financial advice columnist Berko has died

Malcolm Berko, the syndicated financial advice columnist whose work has appeared for years in newspapers across the country, has died. A story on the Columbian website states, “AM Syndication, which has distributed Berko’s column since March, said Friday that it had been informed by Berko’s family that he passed away Thursday. “Berko wrote his ‘Taking […]