WSJ hires Wellisz for economy team
The Wall Street Journal has hired Chris Wellisz to join its team covering the economy.
He will be a news editor and will be based in Washington.
Wellisz has spent the last three years at the International Monetary Fund.
He previously worked 15 years at Bloomberg News, where he directed coverage of economies, policy and central banking in Asia and the U.S. in his roles as editor and team leader. Starting as a Singapore-based economy editor responsible for Southeast Asia, he was later promoted to Asia economy team leader and moved to Tokyo.
Wellisz also spent six years at Dow Jones, where he opened the Warsaw bureau and organized coverage of financial markets, economic data, companies, central bank and government agencies during Poland’s transition to a market economy.