TALKING BIZ NEWS EXCLUSIVE
Wall Street Journal managing editor Robert Thomson sent out the following e-mail to staff on Monday evening.
“I am pleased to announce that Greg White will serve as Russia Editor, leading a combined Moscow bureau of journalists from Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal, and adding to his current responsibilities as Journal bureau chief. Also, William Mauldin joins the newly opened Dow Jones Moscow bureau as deputy bureau chief for spot news. He will manage Newswires reporters and ensure a flow of quality spot news on all aspects of the Russian economy. Will will report to Greg, who has served as the Journal’s Moscow bureau chief since April 2003, and began his DJ career as an editor with the AP/Dow Jones newswire, for whom he opened a Moscow bureau in 1993.
“He transferred to the Detroit bureau of the Journal as a reporter in May 1998 and was named deputy bureau chief in Detroit in September 1999. He then moved back to Moscow, this time as bureau chief for the Journal. There, he led a team of reporters who were finalists for the 2008 Pulitzer Prize in international reporting and won an honorable mention for the Overseas Press Club’s Malcolm Forbes Award for 2008.
“Will joins Dow Jones from Bloomberg News, where he was a reporter covering Russian equities markets. Before that he was a reporter for the Moscow Times and he has also written for SmartMoney. Please join me in wishing Greg and Will all the very best in reporting on a country of crucial importance to our readers.”