WSJ’s Deputy M.E. Hertzberg to Exit

Daniel Hertzberg, The Wall Street Journal’s deputy managing editor with oversight of the paper’s overseas editions and foreign bureaus, announced Tuesday he is leaving the staff. Hertzberg has 32 years of experience at the paper.

In a short e-mail to newsroom employees, Hertzberg stated, “I have been lucky enough to participate in the growth of one of the world’s finest journalistic institutions.”

Journal spokesman Robert Christie said a replacement has yet to be named. Hertzberg will leave June 30.

His entire e-mail is below:

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From: Hertzberg, Daniel
Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 5:47 AM
To: WSJ All News Staff
Subject:

After 32 years on staff, I will be leaving The Wall Street Journal on June 30.

As a reporter and later an editor, I have been lucky enough to participate in the growth of one of the world’s finest journalistic institutions, which values breaking news, lucid analysis and top-notch investigative and narrative journalism, delivered with fairness and balance.

I have been truly gifted in working with hundreds of exceptional colleagues who have made my stay at the paper so rewarding.
I wish you all the very best.

Dan

Source: Editor & Publisher