OLD Media Moves

New hires, changes on WSJ’s media and marketing team

March 19, 2012

Posted by Chris Roush

Martin Peers, the Wall Street Journal editor who oversees the media and marketing team, sent out the following staff announcement on Monday afterno

We’re pleased to announce several appointments to the Journal’s Media and Marketing bureau:

Keach Hagey, who will join the group in mid-April, will cover newspapers, magazines and online news media. She joins the Journal from Politico where she had covered the intersection of politics and media. Keach previously worked in Abu Dhabi for The National and before that wrote for CBSNews.com.

John Jannarone will cover major media companies. He joins MAM after three years as a writer on the Journal’s Heard on the Street column where, among other successes, he broke the story of Diamond Foods’ accounting irregularities that led to the departure of the company’s top management. John previously was a reporter for Dow Jones Newswires in Singapore and before that worked on Wall Street.

Shalini Ramachandran was hired in January and is covering cable operators. She graduated from Emory University in December with a Master’s degree in English. She interned for the Journal in Atlanta last summer.

Christopher Stewart was hired late last year as deputy bureau chief. Chris, who is covering television, had been deputy editor of the New York Observer and before that was a contributing writer for Conde Nast’s Portfolio magazine. He is the author of “Hunting the Tiger” and the forthcoming “Lost in the White City.”

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