From Washington to Wall Street for Jonathan Krim

WallStreetJournalLogo.jpgJonathan Krim, local innovations editor at The Washington Post, will join The Wall Street Journal March 15 as senior deputy managing editor, focusing on WSJ.com, Silicon Alley Insider reported.

From a memo sent to WSJ staff by online managing editor Kevin Delaney, as reported by Silicon Alley Insider:

I’m pleased to announce that Jonathan Krim will be joining WSJ.com as senior deputy managing editor. Jonathan is currently the local innovations editor of The Washington Post, where he has built out the paper’s coverage and services online. He’ll join us March 15 and play a lead role in managing WSJ.com and shaping and executing our ambitious online strategy.

Jonathan was assistant managing editor and director of strategic initiatives for Washingtonpost.com from 2006-09. He was a Post staff reporter covering technology policy from 2001-05.

Before joining the Post, Jonathan was executive editor of TheStreet.com, overseeing the financial site’s newsroom and efforts in areas including blogs. Jonathan was assistant managing editor at the San Jose Mercury News, where he directed and edited two Pulitzer Prize-winning series. He is a graduate of the University of Montana.

Jonathan brings a remarkably strong mix of news and online experience to help us further build on our Web and journalistic momentum. Some of you know him already since he has worked with a number of Journal editors over the years.