Details on 'Wall Street Journal's Newsroom Re-Org

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Details on 'Wall Street Journal's Newsroom Re-Org


The Wall Street Journal's Jim Pensiero shed more light on the reorganization of the newsroom after the paper announced on Wednesday that 50 positions would be eliminated, mostly in areas of copyediting and page production.

Pensiero's note to staffers about the new desk structure follows.

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To WSJ News staff: Here's a brief look at how the new desk structure will be organized for the print and online WSJ. OVERVIEWThe Journal's daily news operations will be run by four deputy managing editors: National, International, Page One and Features.

News-editing and news-production duties are divided into four broad areas: News and Page One desks, and Personal Journal and Weekend Journal.

Matt Murray and Nik Deogun jointly manage the restructured News Desk, which is responsible for handling all political, corporate, economic, market and general news in their areas. Mike Williams oversees the Page One desk, which handles investigative and enterprise feature stories. Mike Miller runs Personal Journal and Weekend Journal, as well as Journal Reports and WSJ magazine.

All reporting bureaus report to one of the top editors: U.S. bureaus to Matt Murray; international bureaus and the Money team to Nik Deogun; investigative teams. including the DC investigative unit, to Mike Williams; and features groups to Mike Miller.

Four shared support groups-Design, Photo, Infographics and Prepress-will serve all desks and sections. KEY ELEMENTS OF THE NEW STRUCTURELEADERSHIP

Managing Editor: Robert ThomsonSenior DME/Features: Mike MillerDME/National: Matt MurrayDME/International: Nik DeogunDME/Page One, Investigative: Mike Williams KEY PLAYERSSenior DME/Features/Mike MillerKey tasks: Senior deputy to the managing editor; responsible for features sections, including Personal Journal, Weekend Journal, Journal Reports and the WSJ magazine.

Works with: National, International and Page One editors.Controls: Personal and Weekend Journal, Journal Reports and the magazine. Reports to: Managing editor. DME/National/Matt MurrayKey tasks: Together with DME/International, jointly manages the News Desk hub. Directs corporate, political and general news coverage in North America for all channels. Responsible for all U.S. news bureaus.

Works with: International, Markets and Page One desks, and Features operations.Controls: Domestic bureaus, Corporate and National desks, News Desk hub.Reports to: Managing editor. DME/International/Nik DeogunKey tasks: Together with DME/National, jointly manages the News Desk hub. Directs international corporate, markets, political and general news coverage for all channels. Manages foreign news bureaus and Money team. …

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