Wall Street Journal editing chief Alexandra Kaptik sent out the following announcement on Tuesday:
We’ll welcome a new member of the Publishing Desk on Friday.
Eric Barrow has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist, spending the past 15 years as an editor for the New York Daily News. In 2016, he was named Daily News sports editor, directing a team of 40 editors, writers and designers. As a writer, he won the 2015 NY AP award for best feature and an NABJ Salute to Excellence award for a piece on guns and gang violence in Brooklyn. He received an APSE award in 2007 in the Best Explanatory category, coming in second place in the country. Eric is a native New Yorker, having grown up on the Upper West Side. He and his wife have seven-year-old twin girls and live in Greenwich, Conn.
Please make Eric feel at home on the desk.