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The Huffington Post Grabs Wall Street Journal Veteran

Emily Peck, a writer for the Wall Street Journal since 2007, is leaving to become Managing Editor of AOL/The Huffington Post’s Money and Finance section. She was most recently Management and Careers Editor for the Journal. At her new position, Peck will oversee Daily Finance, Real Estate and Jobs operations.

Via a memo obtained by Poynter, Peter Goodman said that Peck will boost the already successful verticals. “Emily’s hiring represents our commitment to continue elevating and expanding these three vital, high-traffic sites that collectively help our readers unravel the real life issues of home, job and money,” said Goodman.

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