WSJ Europe brings in Tracy Corrigan for editor role

The Daily Telegraph's Tracy Corrigan has been made editor-in-chief of Wall Street Journal Europe, replacing Patience Wheatcroft who is leaving the title.

WSJ Europe: appoints Tracy Corrigan editor-in-chief
WSJ Europe: appoints Tracy Corrigan editor-in-chief

Wheatcroft announced last month that she was stepping down from her role after being made a Conservative peer. Corrigan will take up her new role in the New Year.

Corrigan has been assistant editor at The Daily Telegraph since February 2008. Prior to that she worked at the Financial Times for 18 years, where she was the editor of FT.com and the Lex column.

Corrigan will be based in London and will report to Robert Thomson, managing editor of The Wall Street Journal and editor-in-chief of Dow Jones & Company. 

Thomson said: "Tracy's digital and financial expertise will be vital to the Journal’s ongoing and successful expansion in Europe."

Corrigan started her career with the International Financing Review, before joining Dow Jones Newswires as a reporter.

The Journal Europe recently expanded its lifestyle content in print and online, adding new content and columnists to its Friday Weekend Journal.

The Wall Street Journal also recently expanded its existing iPad app to include regional editions for users in Europe and Asia, offering content direct from the international editions, as well as the Now edition, which features updated coverage throughout the day.

Have your say...

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus
Media Week Jobs
Search for more media jobs

Latest

VivaWomen! puts on a show

VivaWomen! puts on a show

Something exciting happened at Saatchi & Saatchi last night that pushed beyond advertising, writes Jo Wallace, creative director, Saatchi & Saatchi.

Share
Sven-Göran Eriksson stars in BetVictor ad

Sven-Göran Eriksson stars in BetVictor ad

Sven-Göran Eriksson, the former England football team manager, features in BetVictor's newest TV ad.

Share
Vizeum wins £60m Burger King European media business

Vizeum wins £60m Burger King European media business

Burger King, the fast-food chain, has appointed Vizeum to handle its consolidated European media planning and buying account, estimated to be worth €74 million (£58.7 million).

Share

Get news by email