WaPo Managing Editor Narisetti Returning To WSJ

Raju Narisetti is leaving The Washington Post for the Wall Street Journal.

He starts at the WSJ Feb. 15 as managing editor of the Wall Street Journal Digital Network (wsj.com, SmartMoney.com and MarketWatch) and deputy managing editor of the Journal. He succeeds Kevin Delaney, who departed the WSJ yesterday for a job managing The Atlantic’s soon-to-launch business brand.

According to Post executive editor Marcus Brauchli, Narisetti’s tenure was marked by his “provid[ing] much of the vision and strategy that enabled The Post to become one of the most innovative and successful digital-news operations anywhere.”

Narisetti joined the Post in 2008. His last day will be Feb. 1.