The Wall Street Journal Digital Network has a new general manager: Former Thomson Reuters senior vice president and head of business operations for Reuters Media Alisa Bowen will now oversee strategy, development, and operations for Dow Jones-owned properties including WSJ.com, Barrons.com, MarketWatch, SmartMoney.com, AllThingsD, and their mobile applications.
Bowen spent 10 years with Thomson Reuters, also serving as global head of consumer publishing, head of global product development, general manager of Reuters.com, business analyst, and media strategist.
Dow Jones president Todd Larsen said:
We have a large, fast-growing digital business with high expectations for continued growth. Alisa has the background and skill to expand the digital potential of our current brands and to continue to pioneer new products and platforms to help us achieve our goals.
Dow Jones and the Journal have been the news industry’s clear leaders in creating a digital business that is compelling and sustainable. This is an opportunity to extend that lead by creating new and dynamic experiences for readers who rely on the trust and authority of Dow Jones and the Journal.