OLD Media Moves

Dow Jones Newswires editors to lead new editorial team

March 22, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

Dow Jones Newswires assistant managing editor Robert McGough and news editor Pat Sullivan will lead the newly formed editorial team for Dow Jones Wealth Manager, a new news service from the company, according to a release.

Dow JonesDow Jones Wealth Manager maps news from Dow Jones and other leading sources to client-specific investments and professional and personal interests. Its Client News Match system allows advisors to better talk to clients and prospects with more frequent and meaningful communication.

McGough heads an eight-person reporting team responsible for covering personal finance, investment products, compliance and practice management. Sullivan’s team of eight editors keeps advisors on top of information by selecting stories on industry trends, investments and best practices from Dow Jones Newswires, all editions of The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Smart Money and global industry and trade publications from Factiva.

“Dow Jones is committed to serving financial professionals with premier journalism and innovative products,” said Rick Stine, senior editor, Dow Jones Newswires, Americas. “Now, with a strong editorial team focused on the needs of wealth managers, Dow Jones is enhancing its ability to deliver a personalized, high-quality service experience to high-net-worth clients.”

Prior to his current position, McGough was deputy editor of health and science coverage at The Wall Street Journal, where he previously was a senior special writer on the mutual fund beat and wrote the “Heard on the Street” column.

Sullivan joined Dow Jones in 2003 as a multimedia editor, and previously worked for an energy publisher and a financial data provider.

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