WSJ to open style news desk


Wall Avenue Journal editor in chief Matt Murray and senior editor for features Mike Miller despatched out the next on Monday:

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From its start 14 years in the past, WSJ. Magazine has played a impressive part in expanding the Wall Street Journal’s audience and authority. With higher aesthetic standards, a keen radar for trends, and an expansive canvas for extensive-type journalism and luxurious images, the journal has done anything that seemed inconceivable at its founding: made the Journal an critical drive in the worlds of fashion and design. As those domains progressively intersect with the worlds of business, income and society, that crossover has develop into a huge tale for the whole Wall Road Journal, and our magazine, underneath editor Kristina O’Neill, has been foremost the way.

Nowadays we’re saying a program to expand the magazine’s coverage with a new staff focusing on electronic coverage of the environment of style, design and style and culture–defining these domains broadly. Our new Fashion Information desk will mix deep reporting, wit, and an eye for unpredicted developments to provide location stories, examination and attributes, offered to viewers on our digital platforms less than the flag of WSJ. Magazine. Whether it’s Jeff Bezos’s disco-themed New Year’s Eve ensemble or the “book stylists” of The White Lotus, our aim will be both to edify and entertain our present readers and attract in new ones.

We’re assigning some of the WSJ’s best expertise to the desk, and putting up six new positions (three reporters, two editors and a image editor). Leading the desk will be Sarah Ball, who joined us in 2018 as the magazine’s digital editor and has become one particular of the newsroom’s most completed and strategic digital leaders. Sarah arrived to us from Condé Nast, in which she labored as an editor at Self-importance Good and GQ for 8 yrs. She will continue on to report to Kristina.

Also signing up for the desk are our star manner columnists Rory Satran and Jacob Gallagher, whose deeply described and forward-of-the-curve dispatches have grow to be preferred and powerful WSJ franchises and our stellar team of arts reporters, led by their editor Yael Kohen.

The Design and style News desk will begin using condition in April and offering tales later on this year.

– Matt and Mike


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