Brennan becomes weekend editor for WSJ in London

Lyle Brennan is now weekend editor on The Wall Street Journal’s London hub, publishing stories from EMEA and handling platforms, social media, and alerts in the hours before the East Coast comes online. He joined the team in April 2019 after spending a few years as a copy editor at BuzzFeed News. Brennan got his […]

WSJ taps Webb to be deputy finance editor for Europe

Quentin Webb is moving to London as deputy finance editor for Europe for The Wall Street Journal. He’s worked for the Journal since 2018 as its Hong Kong-based Asia markets editor. In that role, he’s helped cover the gradual opening up of Chinese markets as well as a series of bubbles, panics and crashes, including […]

WSJ’s Mitchell moves to London to cover banking and global finance

Wall Street Journal reporter Josh Mitchell has moved to its London bureau to cover banking and global finance. He previously spent 14 years in the Washington, D.C., bureau, writing about the U.S. economy and the student debt boom. In 2016, the Education Writers Association named him the nation’s top higher-education beat reporter among major news outlets for […]

Aalund joins Future of Everything at WSJ as section editor

Longtime Wall Street Journal staffer Dagmar Aalund has joined the Future of Everything section as its new section editor. She will work with Stefanie Ilgenfritz and journalists around the newsroom to broaden coverage beyond monthly themed reports to a newsier digital pace. A founding editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe’s Weekend section in Brussels, she became the section’s […]

WSJ hires Niiler to cover climate

The Wall Street Journal has hired Eric Niiler to cover climate. He is a former contributing writer to Wired and has written about science, technology, and climate for the Washington Post, National Geographic, and Discovery News. He contributed to NPR as an on-air reporter and filed stories from Antarctica, Estonia and Mexico. In April 2004, he was […]

WSJ seeks an enterprise tech reporter

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an experienced reporter who can write deeply reported news and analysis that explains the interplay of business and technology. Professional readers are key to The Wall Street Journal’s mission, and you will cover business and technology in a way that is useful, compelling and engaging for this audience. […]

Media coverage of climate finance and ESG rising dramatically

Media coverage of climate transition, sustainable finance and ESG is soaring 50 percent annually, according to a report released Wednesday by communications firm Cognito. The report found mentions of ESG and sustainable finance grew over 50 percent in major media outlets in 2021 over the previous year. Mentions of “climate transition,” however, rose much faster […]

WSJ hires Business of Fashion’s Lieber

The Business of Fashion correspondent Chavie Lieber has been hired by The Wall Street Journal to work on the styles desk. At The Business of Fashion, she covers fashion, technology, and the internet. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, New York Magazine, The Daily Beast, Tablet Magazine, and The Times of Israel. Previously, she worked as a […]

WSJ hires Ebeling to cover “death and taxes” beat

The Wall Street Journal has hired Ashlea Ebeling to cover the “death and taxes” beat, a new personal finance coverage area. Ebeling has been a senior contributor at Forbes since March 2020. She previously was at Forbes dating back to February 1997 as an associate editor. She also worked at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of […]

Bloomberg hires McBride to cover diplomacy and national security

Bloomberg News has hired Courtney McBride to cover diplomacy and national security in its Washington bureau. She previously was a State Department reporter for The Wall Street Journal for the past four years. McBride previously was associate editor and managing editor at Inside the Army and a reporter at Inside the Pentagon. She also worked at the […]