The Wall Street Journal is looking for writers

The Wall Street Journal is looking for stories about personal technology to lifestyle gear, that will appear online and in the Saturday paper. ABOUT THE COMPANY The Wall Street Journal is known for its award-winning business journalism and unrivaled coverage of global markets, politics, world news, tech, arts and life. Its weekend lifestyle section, Off […]

NY Times taps WSJ’s Yuan as editor

The New York Times has hired Elizabeth Yuan as a senior staff editor on the flexible editing desk. Yuan joins from The Wall Street Journal, where she has worked for 9 years, recently as a publishing editor. Before that, she was an interactive news writer for WSJ.com. She has also worked at CNN for 14 […]

WSJ seeks WSJ+ coordinator in London

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a WSJ+ coordinator in London who can: Lead initiatives to track, report on, and improve member activation and engagement with WSJ+ Execute targeted marketing campaigns to drive member activation and engagement Conduct research into partner prospects to assist in the development of new member benefit Manage shared reporting […]

How the WSJ and Dow Jones are weathering the pandemic

Anna Nicolau and Alex Barker of The Financial Times examine how The Wall Street Journal’s business model is working during the current pandemic. Nicolau and Barker write, “While parts of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp business are struggling financially, the Dow Jones division has fared relatively well with the WSJ reaching 3m subscribers for the first […]

Some WSJ interns to delay until the fall, 2021

Wall Street Journal editor in chief Matt Murray sent out the following announcement on Tuesday: All, We wanted to follow up on the company note about interns and how the coronavirus has affected newsroom plans for this year. Our internships are among the most sought-after in the industry and for years have contributed to the […]

WSJ launches new personal finance site WSJ Money

New audiences chief Ebony Reed and chief news strategist Louise Story sent out the following announcement on Monday: Hi Everyone, WSJ Money, a free, mobile-first microsite experience that will teach people how to be smarter with their money, launches today. It is part of a strategic effort to reach new audiences with the WSJ’s personal […]

WSJ, “Frontline” win Bingham Prize for Indian health service coverage

Matt Murray, editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal, sent out the following announcement: Dear All, An enthusiastic, if virtual, round of applause is due to our colleagues who yesterday won the 2019 Worth Bingham Prize for Investigative Journalism, awarded by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, for the “Forsaken by the Indian Health Service” […]

Biz news sites reported big gains in March

The top business news sites saw dramatic increases in unique visitors in March as the markets and the economy began to feel the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, according to comScore data obtained by Talking Biz News. CNBC.com claimed the top spot with 114.7 million users, nearly double the 60 million users it had in […]

WSJ wins National Press Foundation award for PG&E coverage

Three Wall Street Journal reporters have won the Thomas L. Stokes Award for Best Energy and Environment Writing from the National Press Foundation for three articles on “How PG&E Burned California” The winners are Katherine Blunt, Russell Gold and Rebecca Smith, who cover energy and environment for the newspaper. The Stokes Award carries a $2,500 […]

WSJ names Miller its newsletter and curation editor

Ellie Miller has been named newsletter and curation editor at The Wall Street Journal. Miller will implement newsletter strategy, improve Journal newsletters and launch new ones, and share insights and best practices across the newsroom. She has been writing, editing and curating the WSJ’s flagship email newsletter, “The 10-Point.” Before that, Miller worked for The […]