LA Times Hires Business Editor Away From Wall Street Journal

We learn via Talking Biz News that the Los Angeles Times has hired Joe Bel Bruno as the newest addition to the Business section. He’ll serve as the editor of the financial markets team, working under Business Editor John Corrigan. In this new position Bruno will “oversee coverage of stocks, consumer financial products, banking,” and other things that confuse us greatly.

Bruno comes to the LAT from Wall Street Journal, and will relocate to Los Angeles from New York.

He tweeted the news Thursday: