FishbowlDC has learned that the WSJ’s Jerry Seib will become an assistant managing editor and executive Washington editor. John Bussey succeeds him as Washington bureau chief.
Seib will resume his weekly column, “Capital Journal” and join with online Executive Editor Alan Murray to expand the Journal’s online coverage (including a real-time version of Washington Wire). He will also be the D.C. bureau’s go-to person for TV appearances and events.
The new assignments begin Nov. 1 and John will report to Deputy Managing Editor Bill Grueskin.