WSJ makes changes to corporate team
Wall Street Journal business editor Jamie Heller sent out the following announcement on Thursday:
I am thrilled to welcome several new people to the corporate team and also share word of some great openings. If you’re interested or know someone who would be, please let me or the appropriate bureau chief know.
First, our new arrivals:
Katherine Blunt is joining us in Houston to cover electricity and renewable energy. Katherine joins us from the Houston Chronicle, where she most recently also covered energy. She starts in November.
Chip Cutter has joined us in New York to cover management & careers. Chip joined us from LinkedIn, where he wrote and edited as editor at large.
Jared Hopkins is joining us in New York to cover pharmaceutical companies. Jared joins us from Bloomberg, where he also was covering pharma. He starts in November.
Shan Li has joined us in Beijing to cover tech. Shan previously worked at the Los Angeles Times, where she covered a variety of corporate beats.
Inti Pacheco has joined us in New York, where is he doing data-oriented corporate reporting. Inti joined us from Univision News.
Several people took editing positions on our squad in recent months. They include:
Vanessa Fuhrmans as deputy editor, management & careers, New York
David Marcelis as deputy editor, media & marketing, New York
Brad Reagan as deputy editor, social media coverage, San Francisco
Jon Rockoff as deputy editor, health & science, New York
John Simons as energy editor, London
Peter Stiff as corp news editor, London
Also: John Corrigan will be moving from Beijing to Washington to lead our business coverage in that bureau.
We also have several terrific openings, including:
Covering Hollywood, out of LA, reporting to Ethan Smith
Covering big media companies, out of New York, reporting to Amol Sharma
Covering gambling, out of LA, reporting to Ethan Smith
Covering advanced technologies, out of SF, reporting to Jason Dean
Covering energy and resources out of Beijing, reporting to Charles Hutzler.
Technology columnist in China, reporting to Neil Western
We have had several beat switches in the last several months or soon to happen, including:
Te-Ping Chen to management & careers in NY
Rob Copeland to tech in SF
Sara Germano to business in Berlin
Austen Hufford to manufacturing in Chicago
Sarah Krouse to telecom in NY
Erich Schwartzel to Disney in LA
Alison Sider to airlines in Chicago
Andrew Tangel to airlines in Chicago
Julie Wernau to consumers & business in Beijing
Stu Woo to tech in Beijing
Finally, I want to extend my thanks and best wishes to Erin Ailworth and Ben Fritz, who did great work for corp and now are doing the same for U.S News, and to Sarah Rabil in the Managing Editor’s Office, for her similarly fantastic work in our media & marketing group.