CIO Journal

The Arik Hesseldahl Watch

Arik Hesseldahl left Recode this month. Recode EIC Dan Frommer tells us there's no replacement lined up yet. Meanwhile, PR pros anxiously watch and wait, for enterprise reporters are scarcer than ever. FierceMarkets laid off several last month. IDG has lost a few through resignations and did not replace them.

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Profile: Rachael King, WSJ CIO Journal

Rachael King is the nicest tough reporter you'll ever meet. The San Francisco-based scribe for the WSJ's CIO Journal is tough only because she knows exactly what she wants from PR and will not compromise. "The bar is pretty high here," Rachael told us last week. "I'm looking to interview CIOs of Fortune 500 companies... even better if it's a Fortune 100 company. What are they doing with the product? What are they doing that they couldn't do before? When I get a pitch like that, I always stop to look."

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CIO Journal 2015: New Chief, Fresh Plans, Same Focus

Promoted last month from deputy editor to editor of the Wall Street Journal's CIO Journal, Steve Rosenbush has plans. He's made a job offer to a well-known IT journalist and hopes to make an announcement imminently. He's working on CIO Journal "cross-platform projects" that will run across print and digital. He's been talking with producers about a bigger CIO Journal role in WSJ Video.

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SWMS: WSJ CIO Journal, Six Months In

CIO Journal turned six months old this week. As yet, relatively few read it. According to CIO-J editor Michael Hickins, subscribers number in the "double-digit tens of thousands," a low number which probably suits its competitors just fine. But CIO-J is already influential in other ways.

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SWMSTweet: WSJ CIO Journal, PandoDaily and more..

  • The lowdown on WSJ's CIO Journal...
  • Some Sarah Lacy quotes you didn't see in our recent SWMS email alert on PandoDaily.
  • http://Byte.com EIC @lseltzer was in SF for the RSA Conference, with a pocket full of tech PR business cards he can't use. Why?
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