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Doug Frantz '71 Named Wall Street Journal's Middle East & Africa Bureau Chief

June 29, 2007

Doug Frantz.jpgJune 29, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Doug Frantz, managing editor of the Los Angeles Times and 1971 graduate of DePauw University, is leaving the paper and "will become the Middle East and Africa bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal, based in Istanbul," reports the Associated Press. "Frantz previously worked as an investigative reporter for the Times in Istanbul in 2003, before being named managing editor," adds the story.

The item also notes, "Frantz was named co-managing editor in 2005. He has worked at various papers, including the Chicago Tribune and the New York Times." An article in Business Week points out, "He is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of several books."

Wall Street Journal Masthead.jpgRead more at the magazine's Web site and in Editor & Publisher.

Doug Frantz was recently named to the final judging panel of the Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism. Learn more in this previous story.