Barron’s magazine on Tuesday announced it has hired Katherine Bell, an editor at Harvard Business Review, to be the publication’s next editor-in-chief.
Dow Jones Media Group management, which oversees Barron’s and other publications including MarketWatch, said that Bell will lead the newsroom and expand the publication’s audience, while also overseeing its digital transformation.
During her time at the helm of HBR.org, Bell helped expand the magazine’s digital audience. The site won a Webby Award for best business website in 2016 and 2017.
Bell will take over from interim editor Jack Otter starting Aug. 28. Otter will move to a new senior role within Dow Jones Media Group.
Former Barron’s editor Ed Finn left the post back in March after 24 years with the magazine and 22 years as its editor.
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