Matt Murray (journalist)

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Matt Murray is an American journalist who was named Editor-in-Chief of the Wall Street Journal on 5 June 2018.

Murray earned the A.B. and a master’s degrees in journalism from Northwestern University. He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter.[1]

Murray has been a reporter at the Journal since 1994. He began in Pittsburgh bureau, and joined the Journal’s money and investing section in 1997, covering banking. He was deputy managing editor, then executive editor.[1][2]

Murray is the author of The Father and the Son and the co-author of Strong of Heart.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Lopez, Ricardo (5 June 2018). "Matt Murray Named Wall Street Journal Editor, Gerard Baker Shifts to Editor-at-Large". Variety. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  2. ^ Abbruzzese, Jason (5 June 2018). "The Wall Street Journal appoints Matt Murray as editor-in-chief". NBC News. Retrieved 11 June 2018.