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Columnist Binkley is leaving the WSJ

December 15, 2016

Posted by Chris Roush

Christina Binkley
Christina Binkley

Christina Binkley, style columnist and news editor at The Wall Street Journal, is departing the paper after 23 years, reports Alexandra Steigrad of WWD.

Steigrad writes, “Binkley confirmed the news, offering that she will be leaving in early January but that she will occasionally freelance for the paper. The journalist said her next project will involve writing two books ‘on the fashion space.’

“‘This is something that I’ve wanted to do for some time,’ said Binkley, who has already nabbed a publisher for the project. She would not provide further details of her books, but said that at least one will entail that she covers fashion week in the U.S. and Europe.

“‘I will be around for the shows. I’ve already booked my hotels,’ she said with a laugh.

“Binkley began her career at the Journal as a reporter covering gambling, hotels, travel and real estate  She spent the last 10 years writing the On Style column and contributing to WSJ Magazine, Off Duty, Weekend, Personal Journal and other sections of the paper.”

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