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Glenn Hall Named Editor of Marketwatch

Glenn Hall has been named the new editor of Marketwatch. Hall comes to the business and finance site from The Blaze, where he had served as managing editor since last summer.

Hall had previously served as editor-in-chief of TheStreet.com. He also ran Bloomberg News’ political desk in Washington for a decade.

“Glenn is exceptionally well prepared to lead Marketwatch,” said Gerard Baker, editor-in-chief of Dow Jones and WSJ’s managing editor, in a statement. “He’s a wintered business and finance journalist who knows markets through and through, and he’s worked almost his entire career in electronic or web journalism.”

Hall reports to Almar Latour, executive editor of Dow Jones and WSJ.

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Jonathan Krim Named Editor of MarketWatch

Jonthan Krim has been bumped up from acting editor to editor of MarketWatch.com. Krim has been acting editor of the site since August 2012. Before that he served as senior deputy managing editor of WSJ.com.

“Since taking over as Acting Editor six months ago, Jonathan has restructured the MarketWatch newsroom to better position resources for speed, for growing the site’s audience through social, mobile and other platforms, and for significantly closer coordination with the Journal’s newsroom and WSJ.com,” said Raju Narisetti, managing editor of WSJ.com, in a note to staffers. ”And under him, there have also been significant talent additions to its journalism ranks in recent weeks.”

The complete memo from Narisetti is below.

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David Callaway, MarketWatch Editor, Named USA Today EIC

David Callaway, MarketWatch’s top editor since 2003, is leaving to become the editor-in-chief of USA Today. Callaway had been with MarketWatch since 1999. Prior to that he was a columnist with the Boston Herald.

At the paper, Callaway will rejoin Larry Kramer, who founded MarketWatch and was recently named president of Gannett USA Today.

“David is a distinguished journalist with a deep understanding of digital news and we are thrilled to have him join the USA Today team,” said Kramer, in a press release. “He has successfully run a newsroom that produced regular television, radio, digital and mobile news products. Here, he will also lead a multi-platform newsroom that will provide our readers with the outstanding content they have come to expect from us.”