OLD Media Moves

DJ Newswires makes overseas hires

May 19, 2009

Dow Jones Newswires announced Tuesday that it has hired two reporters as part of its international staff.

Jamie Miyazaki joins the Hong Kong team as a senior writer covering Asia. Alessandro Pasetti joins as a senior writer reporting on aerospace, defense, automotive, industrials, retail and chemicals out of the London office.

“Our continued investment in experienced and highly respected editorial and industry talent ensures that our investment banking subscribers receive the most insightful commentary, analysis and sector intelligence available,” said Adam Smallman, global managing editor for Investment Banking Solutions at Dow Jones, in a statement.Â

Miyazaki was previously based in Tokyo as a Dow Jones Newswires correspondent, covering investment banking, private equity, corporate news and equity markets. He has also freelanced for the Economist Intelligence Unit as a Japan analyst, and written for BBC Online, Jane’s Intelligence Review and Time Asia. Miyazaki holds a Master of Arts in Japanese studies from Edinburgh University.

Pasetti is among the best-sourced writers on the syndicated loan market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, having worked for more than three years at tightly focused news service Loan Radar. Earlier, he held positions at Hypo- und Vereinsbank and Bear Stearns as a junior equity analyst and worked on his research thesis in cooperation with the Equity Trading & Research Department of Italy’s Unicredit Banca Mobiliare. He holds a degree in Economics and Trading from Universita’ degli Studi di Brescia in Italy.

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