Matthew Curtin on Muck Rack

Matthew Curtin

Verified
Paris
News Editor, Business News — The Wall Street Journal
Covers:  business news in Europe, Middle East and Africa
Doesn't Cover: product launches, marketing events

Reporter, editor, columnist: Business & financial news from Europe, Africa & Asia

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Biography

News editor on The Wall Street Journal's global editing desk, specializing in business and finance news. Previously columnist for the WSJ's Heard on the Street column. Before that, editor of Dow Jones Newswires column The Skeptic, and Dow Jones bureau chief in Johannesburg, Singapore and Paris.

What was your first job as a journalist?

General news reporter, Sunday Times, Johannesburg

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

Just another communications tool, changing news for the better when in the right hands, and vice versa