WSJ adds two to technology beat

Oct 09, 2013

San Francisco is getting two new reporters, c/o the Wall Street Journal. The venerated business daily announced that Jeff Elder from the San Francisco Chronicle and Doug MacMillan from Bloomberg have joined WSJ as technology reporters. 

"Joining the chorus to welcome @dmac1 to the @wsj fold. Excited to have him," tweeted senior deputy technology editor Scott Thurm, adding, "And @jeffelder too. Awed that they have given me a set of keys to a team with this much horsepower."

"Really looking forward to working with you," replied Elder, who most recently served as social media editor for the Chronicle and

MacMillan is also already in San Francisco, where he covered all the major tech giants as a reporter for Bloomberg.

"Thrilled to start the next chapter of my life at @WSJ with some of the best reporters and editors in the world. Thanks for all your support," he tweeted.

"Super excited to have ex-Bloomberger Doug @dmac1 MacMillan joining our tech team as a reporter in SF," remarked Jonathan Krim, WSJ's global technology editor and San Francisco bureau chief.

Former colleague tech editor Pui-Wing Tam tweeted from Bloomberg, "Last dispatch from @dmac1. With thanks and best wishes."


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