WSJ seeks deputy editor for new audiences and community

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a Deputy Editor to join our New Audiences & Community team in New York. This is a multi-faceted job involving strong news judgment, digital community building, conversation moderation, story editing, project management, audience engagement, data analysis, strategic thinking, multimedia and product decision-making. You will play an important role […]

Chinese WSJ seeks a platform editor in Beijing

The Chinese online version of The Wall Street Journal (CWSJ) is looking for a web editor to join our Beijing office. You will be a crucial and direct channel between WSJ and our Chinese audience. You will edit content for our CWSJ website and help manage several influential social media accounts. You Will: Operate CWSJ’s […]

Shephard to WSJ: Don’t go changing

The New Republic staff writer Alex Shephard writes that The Wall Street Journal should not make any changes currently being discussed internally. Shephard writes, “However, much of what is being proposed, by both Journal employees and the innovation team, would not do that. The Journal’s coverage is stodgy and, in many respects, outdated. Of 108 front-page stories reviewed by the […]

WSJ hires Finnerty as deputy editor of live journalism

The Wall Street Journal has hired Katherine Finnerty as deputy editor of its live journalism events. “Can’t wait to build on the team’s work and get cooking on our upcoming slate of incredible programming,” she wrote on Twitter. Finnerty has been a senior producer at The Washington Post, where she has worked since April 2018. She also […]

The WSJ battle: EIC Murray vs. publisher Latour

Edmund Lee of the New York Times writes about the internal battle at The Wall Street Journal, which pits editor in chief Matt Murray against publisher Almar Latour over its future direction. Lee writes, “Mr. Murray and Mr. Latour, 50, represent two extremes of the model Murdoch employee. Mr. Murray is the tactful editor; Mr. Latour is the brash entrepreneur. […]

Internal WSJ audit: Paper need to rethink how it covers news and its audience

The Wall Street Journal needs to rethink how it gathers news, what kinds of topics it covers and who its audience is, according to an internal audit, writes Edmund Lee of The New York Times. Lee reports, “But reaching those people will be tough given ‘the lack of focus on diversity within our coverage,’ according to the […]

The Information hires WSJ’s Patel as a media reporter

The Information has hired Sahil Patel as a media reporter. He has been at The Wall Street Journal for the past two years. He reports for CMO Today, with a focus on the ways that tech platforms, digital video and ad tech are changing the business of marketing. Patel was previously a media editor for Digiday. He […]

WSJ’s Ngo hired by Hearst CT/Times-Union

Wall Street Journal graphics editor Vivien Ngo has been hired by Hearst Connecticut newspapers as a data visualization developer in its newly formed joint data team. The team will also do work for the Albany Times-Union newspaper. Ngo specializes in data visualization and interactives. She has been at The Journal since July 2019. Before that, she was […]

AP, WSJ, BusinessWeek, Fortune among Deadline Club Award finalists

The New York chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has named the finalists for its Deadline Club Awards. The business journalism category finalists are: Business Feature Christopher Cannon and Josh Eidelson, Bloomberg Businessweek, “How the American Worker Got Fleeced” Jared S. Hopkins, The Wall Street Journal, “How Pfizer Delivered a Covid Vaccine in Record […]

WSJ’s Bowers hired by Philly Inquirer as director of product

Wall Street Journal strategy editor Becky Bowers has been hired by the Philadelphia Inquirer as director of product. She will start at the end of April. “I’m heartbroken to leave my dear colleagues at The Wall Street Journal, who I’ve learned so much from over the last seven years,” she wrote on Twitter. Bowers has been with the […]