Karen Pensiero

Managing Editor • The Wall Street Journal • New York, NY
Last edited February 7, 2019

Previously at The Wall Street Journal, Karen was the Editor for Newsroom Standards, responsible for guiding and upholding the Journal newsroom’s standards and ethics around the globe. Karen held a variety of other leadership positions at the Journal and its parent company, Dow Jones & Co., on both the journalism and commercial/corporate sides of the house. These include managing editor/international; money and markets editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe; director of corporate communications for Dow Jones; and director of Dow Jones Interactive Publishing International, where she was responsible for the international expansion of digital businesses, including WSJ.com. In 2000, Karen led the pan-department project team that created Dow Jones’s first intranet and she is now leading the newsroom’s WSJ2020 project team on workflow.