Wall Street Journal updates

Becky Yerak, who’s been a business reporter at the Chicago Tribune for nearly 14 years, has joined The Wall Street Journal, where she’ll be part of the team covering bankruptcy court. Before the Tribune, she was a business reporter for the Detroit News, the Plain Dealer, the Palm Beach Post and Orlando Business Journal.

Meanwhile, Glenn Hall has been appointed Chief Editor for Dow Jones Newswires. He most recently served as U.S. News Editor for The Wall Street Journal and will oversee a team of reporters and editors dedicated to producing content for Dow Jones Newswires. Hall has worked at MarketWatch, TheBlaze, TheStreet, The Orange County Register and Bloomberg News, among others.

And Gretchen Morgenson, a financial journalist and 19-year veteran of The New York Times, is joining The Wall Street Journal later this month as a senior special writer on its investigative team. She previously worked for Forbes and was press secretary for Steve Forbes’ presidential run in 1996.

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