Glenn Hall has been appointed MarketWatch editor, Dow Jones announced Monday.Glenn Hall.
Hall joins MarketWatch from the start-up news website TheBlaze.com, where he has served as managing editor for the news team since July 2012.
He replaces Jonathan Krim, who was recently appointed global technology editor for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones.
Hall takes the helm at MarketWatch at a time when the site is embarking on a redesign and a relaunch of its mobile presence, among other initiatives. He previously was editor-in-chief of TheStreet.com and prior to that worked at Bloomberg News for a decade. At Bloomberg, he led political and government coverage in Washington, D.C., and held various team-leader positions. He was Bloomberg’s Amsterdam bureau chief and its deputy bureau chief in Frankfurt, where he started as a reporter.
“Glenn is exceptionally well prepared to lead MarketWatch,” said Gerard Baker, editor-in-chief of Dow Jones and managing editor for The Wall Street Journal. “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 will report to Almar Latour, executive editor for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones.
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