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WSJ’s Dooling on what empowered her career

March 4, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

Annemarie Dooling

Annemarie Dooling, engagement experiences lead at The Wall Street Journal, spoke about her job and her career for The Journal’s Women In newsletter.

Here is an excerpt:

WSJ: What did you want to be when you were a child?
AD: I created my preschool class newspaper. Journalism has always been it.

WSJ: How would you describe what you do each day?
AD: I think about how to build and distribute our newsroom products in a way that is best for readers to understand—from partnering with Life & Arts to consider packages, to creating the WSJ Print Edition app when readers couldn’t receive papers early in the pandemic.

WSJ: Who has empowered you the most in your career?
AD: My mother was a single parent who hid me in her New York Telephone truck when she couldn’t afford childcare. She passed away when I was a teenager, so the years we had together had a deep impact on me. Even though life was difficult, she was a fountain of positivity who preached valuing people for who they are, not their titles or wealth.

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