Media Moves

WSJ’s Martinez leaving for NY Times

March 2, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

Andres Martinez

The Wall Street Journal senior editor Andres Martinez is leaving the news organization to join the New York Times.

He will start March 15 as a senior editor/correspondent on the Live team.

Martinez has been at The Journal for the past year overseeing its internship program. He previously was at Bloomberg as part of its news training team, working with new hires, reporters and editors in the United States and interns. He previously was the Argentina bureau chief.

Martinez has been covering Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. Throughout his career in Bloomberg, Martínez has reported from more than a dozen countries in four continents.

Prior to moving to Argentina, he was Bloomberg’s bureau chief for West Africa from 2013 to 2016, based in Ghana, where he was responsible for the coverage of more than a dozen countries. Previously, from 2011 to 2013 he covered southern Africa’s governments and economy from the Johannesburg bureau in South Africa.

Martínez joined Bloomberg in 2007 in Mexico City, where he covered the state-oil company, the mining sector, as well as general news and markets.

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