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Posts Tagged ‘Jonathan Krim’

Christopher Mims Joins The Wall Street Journal

Christopher Mims is joining The Wall Street Journal as a tech columnist. Mims will contribute a weekly column to the paper, along with columns, blog posts and more to WSJD.com, the Journal’s tech site.

Mims comes to the Journal from Quartz, where he served as technology and science editor. His work has appeared in publications such as Wired, Scientific American, The Atlantic and Glamour.

“Chris is one of the leading tech writers and commentators in the country,” said Jonathan Krim, the Journal’s technology editor, in a statement. “We’re delighted that he’ll be joining our expanding WSJD coverage team.”

Mims will join the Journal early next month.

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Farhad Manjoo Joins WSJ

Farhad Manjoo is joining The Wall Street Journal as a columnist covering “technology companies, issues, people, products and trends,” according to the paper. Manjoo most recently penned columns for Slate.

Prior to Slate, Manjoo covered the tech world for Salon and Wired. His work has also appeared in The New York Times.

“I am ecstatic that Farhad will be sharing his deep knowledge, analytical eye and writing flair with our readers,” said Jonathan Krim, the Journal’s global technology editor, in a statement.

Manjoo will write two columns a week, one of which will appear in print.

Jonathan Krim Named Acting Editor of MarketWatch

Jonathan Krim has been named acting editor of MarketWatch.com. Krim was most recently senior deputy managing editor of WSJ.com. He had also consulted with MarketWatch for the past 18 months.

“In this full-time role, Jonathan will be based in New York and lead the MarketWatch news team in achieving some very ambitious, internal journalistic and audience-development goals that we have set for ourselves in recent weeks, all part of a larger business growth plan for MarketWatch, the free Dow Jones markets and investor portal,” said Raju Narisetti, managing editor of WSJ.com, in a note to staffers.

Krim’s appointment is effective immediately. The full memo from Narisetti is after the jump.

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WSJ.Com Snags Washington Post Editor

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The Washington Post
lost its Innovations Editor to The Wall Street Journal‘s website today, when it was announced that starting March 15th, Jonathan Krim will be heading over to WSJ.com to take over the position of senior deputy managing editor. (We just hope that title can all fit on one business card.)

Krim’s tenure with the post has lasted for almost 10 years, as he’s moved from a staff reporter on the tech beat to managing editor and director of strategic initiatives. Krim also directed and edited two Pultizer Prize-winning series while working at the San Jose Mercury News.

Read the memo from WSJ.Com managing editor Kevin Delaney after the jump.

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