The Wall Street Journal will be headed by a woman for the first time
The American popular newspaper The Wall Street Journal will be headed by a woman for the first time.
British journalist Emma Tucker will be the editor-in-chief of the publication about politics, economics and culture. She currently works for The Sunday Times. However, from February 1, 2023, he will head the American business newspaper.
Meanwhile, current Wall Street Journal chief Matt Murray will move to a new position within News Corp, the company that owns the WSJ and the Sunday Times. Glavred headed the newspaper since the summer of 2018.
“As a long time fan and reader of the journalism genius of The Wall Street Journal, I am honored to edit this wonderful newspaper. I can’t wait to collaborate with the entire team at the journal and my new colleagues at Dow Jones, who have done so much in recent years to publish important journalistic materials and setting new records,” said Emma Tucker, whose candidacy was unanimously approved by the special committee of the publication.
The future chief editor of a business newspaper was educated at Oxford University. She began her journalistic career in London at the Financial Times.
According to News Corp, The Sunday Times’ digital readership has more than doubled since Emma Tucker’s tenure.