September 21, 2023

Wall Road Journal enterprise editor Jamie Heller despatched out the next on Thursday:

Hi there all,

Following on the be aware Emma simply despatched, listed here are additional particulars about modifications within the management of our media and leisure protection.

Amol Sharma

Amol Sharma is now Media & Leisure editor of The Wall Road Journal, taking over oversight of our L.A. company protection alongside his obligations for media & advertising protection out of New York. Firms throughout media and leisure more and more compete on frequent fronts and wrestle with related questions, together with how one can make streaming a worthwhile, sustainable enterprise. This convergence makes this alignment the precise transfer for our protection and readers.

Amol is the perfect particular person for the job. As Media & Advertising and marketing chief for practically 9 years, Amol has helped lead our work on topics starting from blockbuster business mergers to the rise of streaming video to the emergence of massive tech as a drive in promoting to the affect, lately, of AI on information and e book publishing. A 17-year veteran of the WSJ, Amol labored for the Journal as a correspondent in New Delhi and as a telecom and media reporter. He acquired his begin right here working for our now-CEO, Almar Latour. He lives in Manhattan together with his spouse and two daughters.

Sarah Krouse

Sarah Krouse is the brand new L.A. Bureau Chief. A reporting drive, Sarah began her profession at Dow Jones about 12 years in the past and has dominated a number of beats together with cash managers, telecoms and, most lately, Netflix and streaming. Sarah additionally contributed to the workforce masking Covid throughout the pandemic. She spent a couple of 12 months masking Alphabet on the Data, returning to the Journal in 2022. As L.A. Bureau Chief, Sarah will lead our protection of Hollywood, the music business and playing, reporting to Amol. She is going to quickly be shifting from the New York space to L.A. together with her husband.

Amol and Sarah will work intently with deputy media bureau chief David Marcelis, a vital hand serving to to shepherd protection and edits throughout the workforce, and deputy media editor Jessica Toonkel, an ace reporter who helps coordinate protection throughout media, leisure and know-how.

Please be a part of me in wishing this tremendous squad the easiest.