WSJ hires Whyte to cover the intersection of pharma and Washington

Liz Essley Whyte will be joining The Wall Street Journal to cover the intersection of pharmaceuticals and Washington, including the U.S. Food and Drug Admission, Congress, the White House and how drug makers and federal policy makers interact. Recently, Whyte was working as a senior investigative reporter at The Center for Public Integrity. She had […]

Why former WSJ ME Steiger doesn’t like comparisons

Dean Rotbart has published an excerpt of his new book “Steiger: A Journalist in the Public Interest” (Coming 2023) on The Poynter Institute website. Rotbart writes, “As a child, Steiger’s mother, Mary Walsh Steiger, a schoolteacher, counseled her son — a polio survivor — that ‘comparisons are odious.’ She told him he shouldn’t weigh his attributes against […]

NY Times hires WSJ’s Bender

New York Times political editor David Halbfinger sent out the following on Tuesday: Folks, I’m thrilled to announce that Michael C. Bender, a terrific journalist who chronicled the Trump administration and the 2016 and 2020 campaigns for The Wall Street Journal, will be bringing his talents to The Times as a political correspondent covering the former president and […]

WSJ seeks deputy Pro editor

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a news-savvy, entrepreneurial senior editor to join the newsroom team focused on content for professional audiences. The Wall Street Journal’s Professional Products group is made up of a dozen products, each with its own team and content portfolio targeted at specific professional groups. The deputy will help oversee […]

WSJ seeks a personal tech reporter

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a creative, ambitious reporter to cover our lives online. The Personal Tech bureau is part of the Journal’s growing Life & Work team, which is devoted to covering the way we spend our money and our time. You will write news and memorable features that illuminate internet trends, […]

LA Times hires WSJ’s Sender as director of data and graphics

The following announcement was sent by Los Angeles Times executive editor Kevin Merida and managing editor Scott Kraft: Hanna Sender is joining the Los Angeles Times as the director of Data and Graphics. Sender brings a decade of experience to the role. As a visual editor at the Wall Street Journal since 2019, she has […]

Mullin, Peters to cover media beat for NY Times

New York Times business editor Ellen Pollock sent out the following on Friday: We’re thrilled to announce that Ben Mullin and Jeremy Peters are joining the media desk, adding reinforcements to this crucial area of coverage. Ben joins us from The Wall Street Journal, where he has covered media since 2017. He started by reporting on digital […]

Dow Jones’ New York office returning to full capacity, but voluntary

Dow Jones & Co. chief people officer Dianne DeSevo sent out the following on Friday: Dear Colleagues, I have good news. As Covid cases continue to subside, and with the repeal of regulatory restrictions, we are able to begin reopening the office in New York to full capacity. Starting Monday, April 11, conference rooms will […]

WSJ’s Carpenter: Spend all day learning about everything

The Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia interviewed Wall Street Journal reporter Julia Carpenter, its recipient of the the John E. Drewry Young Alumni Award, honoring a graduate of the last decade who has experienced a successful early career. Here is an excerpt: GC: What is it about your […]

Page hired by The Economist as Asia diplomatic editor

Jeremy Page, the China political and diplomatic editor for The Wall Street Journal, has been hired by The Economist to be its Asia diplomatic editor. He will be based in India. Page has been in The Journal’s Beijing bureau, leading coverage of domestic politics, international relations and security. He joined the Journal in Beijing in […]