WSJ Staffers Change Roles

Four new roles.

The Wall Street Journal has shuffled some staffers in its newsroom. Details are below.

  • Patrick McGroarty has been named deputy bureau chief in Chicago. He previously worked in the paper’s Africa bureau. McGroarty joined the Journal in 2009.
  • Heather Haddon moves from the Greater New York beat to covering the food and agriculture industries.
  • Andrew Tangel has been named a manufacturing reporter. He previously covered the New York transportation beat.
  • James Hagerty is going to pen a new obituaries column; publishing online on Thursdays and in print on Saturdays. He previously covered the manufacturing beat.