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Wall Street Journal Introduces WSJ Podcasts

Twelve News, Opinion and Lifestyle Podcasts Expand the Journal’s On-Demand Digital News Offerings

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NEW YORK, Dec. 08, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Wall Street Journal today introduced WSJ Podcasts, expanding its on-demand digital news offerings with 12 podcasts highlighting award-winning reporting from the Journal, Barron’s and MarketWatch. The podcasts range from daily updates with What’s News, Your Money Matters and Tech News Briefing to the weekly Opinion: Potomac Watch and Free for All with Jason Gay.  

The WSJ Podcasts provide need-to-know information by delving into markets, world and political news, with briefings on tech, money and top headlines. The shows include three daily and nine weekly podcasts and showcase popular columns, writers and sections from the Journal, MarketWatch and Barron’s. 

Starting on December 11, the WSJ Podcasts will be distributed in partnership with The Slate Group’s Panoply podcast network.

WSJ Podcasts are available for listening at WSJ.com/podcasts and via download at iTunes, Stitcher, Deezer, and SoundCloud.

"WSJ Podcasts give voice to the Journal’s world class reporting, creating new opportunities for audiences to engage with our news, analysis and commentary," said John Wordock, Executive Producer, WSJ Podcasts.

"Through WSJ Podcasts, advertisers can develop an even deeper relationship with our ambitious audience; the world's most important decision makers,” said Trevor Fellows, Global Head of Advertising, The Wall Street Journal. “We're looking forward to helping clients tell their stories via this new platform."

The WSJ Podcast lineup includes:

  • What's News: Updates on business, the economy and politics, mirrored after the popular Journal column and the new app
  • Tech News Briefing: What’s hot and happening in technology featuring WSJD and MarketWatch reporters
  • Your Money Matters: Insights on Wall Street, investing, personal finance trends and strategies for watching your wealth with Veronica Dagher
  • Opinion: Potomac Watch: Paul Gigot, editor of the WSJ editorial pages, hosts a lively weekly roundtable
  • Opinion: Foreign Edition: The Journal’s Bret Stephens and Mary Kissel tackle hot-button issues overseas
  • Free for All with Jason Gay: Sports, fun and more from the Journal’s pages with columnist Jason Gay
  • Off Duty: A guide to life and leisure with updates on travel, food, drinks, gadgets, style and design
  • WSJ Speakeasy: Celebrity interviews and updates on movies, TV and arts with WSJ Speakeasy staffers
  • MoneyBeat: An entertaining look at the markets and money with the Journal’s Paul Vigna and Stephen Grocer
  • Heard on the Street: Market news, fresh insights and financial analysis from the Journal’s Heard on the Street team
  • MarketWatch Money, Markets & More: Consumer tips, personal finance insights and Millennial Mailbag with MarketWatch’s Catey Hill and Quentin Fottrell
  • This Week with Barron's: Highlights from the latest edition of Barron’s Magazine

WSJ Podcasts join the Journal’s recently enhanced suite of digital products, including What’s News, WSJ City, the fully responsive WSJ.com and new apps for both iOS and Android, as well as an Apple Watch app. 

About The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. Published by Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. & world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism.

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