Media Moves

WSJ reporter Copeland takes on Texas business beat

December 22, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

Rob Copeland

Wall Street Journal reporter Rob Copeland has moved to Texas to cover business in that state.

He is based in Austin, with a broad remit to cover corporate stories in the nation’s second most populous state. He previously was in its San Francisco bureau covering Silicon Valley and tech companies for the past two years.

Copeland was previously a hedge-fund reporter for the paper’s Money & Investing section, where he broke news and wrote investigative features on some of the most secretive names in finance.

He has been at The Journal since 2013. Before that, he worked as a staff writer for Absolute Return, a hedge fund publication.

A history graduate of Duke University,  Copeland first joined the Journal as an intern in 2009. He also interned at Bloomberg News.

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