Dow Jones names new deputy ME
Linda Fung, managing editor of North American equities at Dow Jones Newswires, sent out the following announcement to the staff on Friday:
I am pleased to announce that George Stahl has been promoted to Deputy Managing Editor of the Dow Jones News Service. George has done a superb job in strengthening our news-breaking abilities in the corporate beats handled by reporters in New York, Philadelphia and Boston. In his new role, George will continue to oversee coverage in those cities and will also be responsible for our bureaus in Chicago and San Francisco, as well as overseeing the Rewrite Desk operations. Reporting to George will be Chicago Bureau Chief Doug Cameron, San Francisco Bureau Chief Andrew Morse and Assistant News Editor Kevin Kingsbury. News Editor Nick VonKlock and George’s team of tech, media, telecom and health-care reporters will continue reporting to George.
George has been an assistant managing editor at the News Service since 2006. Prior to that, he was a News Editor overseeing a number of our bureau reporters and the enterprise reporting assistants as well. Before that, he was an Assistant News Editor on our spot news desk. George joined Dow Jones in 1996 as a Copyreader and later worked as a Copy Editor on the Spot News desk. Prior to joining Dow Jones, he was a reporter and copy editor at the News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware. He was also a copy editor for Gannett Suburban Newspapers in White Plains, NY. George earned a degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Please join me in congratulating George and wishing him the best in his new role. He will continue to report to me.