WSJ hires Jin to cover VC and startups

The Wall Street Journal has hired The Information reporter Berber Jin to cover startups and venture capital. He will start June 13. He has been with The Information since March 2021 covering the intersection of finance and technology. He had previously been at Business Insider since October 2020 as a startups/venture capital fellow. Jin also previously […]

WSJ hires Insider’s Huang to cover crypto

The Wall Street Journal has hired Vicky Ge Huang from Insider to cover cryptocurrency markets. Huang was aninvesting correspondent at Business Insider, covering trading strategies and market analysis across major asset classes, including cryptocurrencies. Prior to joining Insider, she covered the U.S. wealth and asset management industries for AdvisorHub and Citywire USA. Previously, she covered the technology, […]

WSJ’s Gottfried talks about private equity coverage

Russell Sherman of Press Profiles spoke with Miriam Gottfried, senior private equity reporter at The Wall Street Journal, about how she covers her beat. Gottfried joined the Journal by working on the “Heard on the Street” column about investing in public companies. She moved to private equity in 2017. “I really wanted a beat that […]

WSJ released New Zealand budget info before embargo lifted

The Wall Street Journal published information about New Zealand’s budget an hour before the embargo was lifted, which Finance Minister Grant Robertson called “incredibly disappointing,” reports Melanie Carroll and Henry Cooke of Stuff. Carroll and Cook report, “In a statement issued on Thursday evening, Treasury said it had been proactively informed of the breach just after 1pm. “It said it […]

WSJ seeks a publishing and platform editor in London

The Wall Street Journal seeks a Publishing and Platform Editor for its London news hub. In this role you will: Curate the Wall Street Journal’s mobile, desktop and social platforms to expand the reach and engagement of our journalism. Edit and publish stories, prepare and send push and email alerts and curate and publish newsletters, […]

WSJ’s Cohen to write new column for Exchange section

Mike Miller, senior editor for features and WSJ Weekend at The Wall Street Journal, sent out the following on Friday: We’re pleased to announce that Ben Cohen will join the staff of our Exchange section to launch a new weekly column about why people, teams, strategies and ideas succeed or fail.  “Science of Success,” scheduled […]

WSJ’s Horwitz and staff wins NY Press Club’s highest award

The New York Press Club announced Thursday that Jeff Horwitz and the staff of the Wall Street Journal are the 2022 recipients of the club’s highest award, The Gold Keyboard. The Journal reporters were recognized for their series of investigative stories titled “The Facebook Files“ on the social media site’s “flaws that cause harm, often […]

WSJ seeks an Asia markets editor in Hong Kong

The Wall Street Journal seeks an enthusiastic and experienced editor to direct its coverage of Asia’s financial markets from a base in Hong Kong. The role is core to the Journal’s coverage of China, the world’s second largest economy, and its neighboring countries. This editor will also serve as a player-coach to reporters based in […]

WSJ seeks US news coverage chief

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an experienced journalist to lead its U.S. News team. This group is the heart of the Journal’s national events coverage at a time of change and polarization. As the head of U.S. News, this coverage chief will set a course for a team of editors and reporters covering […]

WSJ hires Lukpat as a breaking news reporter

The Wall Street Journal has hired Alyssa Lukpat as a breaking news reporter. She is currently a member of the 2021-22 New York Times fellowship class. Lukpat studied data journalism at Columbia Journalism School and journalism at Northeastern University. She has worked for the Boston Globe and The News & Observer in Raleigh, North Carolina.