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Dow Jones ME in London leaving wire service

August 29, 2013

Posted by Chris Roush

Leia Parker, a Dow Jones Newswires managing editor for energy and commodities coverage in Europe, Middle East and Africa, is leaving the wire service. Friday is her last day.

In an email to the staff, Parker wrote:

I’ll soon be moving on after 13 wonderful years of working for Dow Jones Newswires and contributing to The Wall Street Journal in the EMEA and Americas regions. Thanks to all of you who have made these the best years of my life.

It’s been a privilege to work with so many gifted reporters and editors around the world, covering energy and commodities companies and markets.

Parker received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She started at Dow Jones as a reporter and an assistant news editor in 2000. She later managed the U.S. petroleum reporting team from New York. Parker moved to London in 2005.

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