Fung, former Dow Jones ME, lands at Prudential Financial
Linda Fung, a former Dow Jones Newswires managing editor who left the company last month, has started work for Prudential Financial.
Fung is now vice president of global communications for the financial services company based in Newark, according to her LinkedIn page.
She left Dow Jones in October after 29 years at the company. In her last job at Dow Jones Newswires, she oversaw North American corporate news, commodities, energy and equities markets coverage. She was responsible for all U.S. corporate and stock-market news coverage, as well as a news staff of more than 100 reporters. Her responsibilities at Dow Jones Newswires had been expanded in 2012, according to this memo.
Before that, Fung was an assistant managing editor overseeing reporters covering financial services, the Chicago bureau chief, a news editor, a copy editor and a reporter.
She graduated from New York University in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in history.