Wendy Pollack, a former news editor at The Wall Street Journal, has been hired by The Information to be an editor.
She will start May 22.
She will be based in New York. She’ll edit the tech news site’s newest product, The Information’s Briefing, as well as working alongside managing editor Martin Peers on day-to-day editing for its stories.
For the past five years, Pollack has been director of public affairs for the Regional Plan Association.
She spent 13 years at The Journal, where she led the creation of numerous features and columns and helped shape the integration of the Journal’s print and online news operations. She has covered national political conventions, launched a daily business column and edited the Journal’s Bay Area section.
Pollack began her journalism career at Reuters in New York City, where she reported on the oil industry, transportation and financial markets.
She has a bachelor’s degree in history from UCLA.