Noblet, former AP business editor, to join Dow Jones
Brian Cronk, the managing editor of wealth management at Dow Jones Newswires, sent out the following announcement Tuesday:
“I am pleased to announce that Kevin Noblet will join Dow Jones on Feb. 1 as Deputy Managing Editor for Wealth Management.
“Kevinâ€™s extensive experience in news management, top-level editing and recruiting and training will be a valuable asset as Dow Jones prepares to launch its Web-based Wealth Management initiative in 2009. Kevin will help guide the coverage and supervise the reporters in the personal finance and wealth management group, and coordinate coverage with colleagues throughout Dow Jones.
“In his distinguished 27-year career at The Associated Press, Kevin held positions including Business Editor, Deputy International Editor and Bureau Chief.
“As APâ€™s Business Editor, Kevin oversaw the global coverage of business and financial news, including both breaking news and enterprise features, and led a major expansion in investment-oriented coverage for a Web-based readership. As Deputy International Editor he directed APâ€™s daily news coverage from 92 foreign bureaus, including articles that won two Pulitzer Prizes for reporters.Â
“Earlier in his career, Kevin was a reporter, news editor and bureau chief in Chile, Argentina, Puerto Rico, New Orleans and New York. He is a graduate of Concordia College, and was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and a visiting professional at Ohio University. He is an officer of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
“Please join me in wishing Kevin well in his new role.”
Noblet left the AP earlier this year.