The Wall Street Journal has appointed Bob Hagerty as chief of its
The bureau supplies the US, European and Asian editions, and the title’s
web site. Hagerty will head a team of 20. Recent recruits include former
Financial Times journalist and editor of the Moscow Times, Marc
Champion, who covers British politics, and Jesse Eisinger from
TheStreet.com, who edits the Heard in Europe stock market column.
’The London bureau is already the largest outside the US, and it is
expected to grow even more in the years to come,’ said Hagerty.
Hagerty joins from the Journal’s Atlanta office, where he has been
deputy bureau chief since 1998. He was previously managing editor of the
Asian edition for four years. He joined the Wall Street Journal in 1978
on the New York copy desk, but spent four years at the International
Herald Tribune from 1982 as reporter and editor in Paris and London.