Nov 16, 2005, 10.07 AM | Source:

Wall Street Journal Asia names Mary Kissel as editor

The Wall Street Journal Asia names Mary Kissel editorial page editor

The Wall Street Journal Asia today announced that it has named Mary Kissel, 28, editor of its editorial page. In her new position, Ms. Kissel- previously a staff reporter covering finance and economics-will supervise the paper's opinion pages, including editorials, features and the new "Taste" page in the Friday edition. Ms. Kissel, who succeeds Mike Gonzalez, will report to George Melloan, The Wall Street Journal's deputy editorial page editor. 

Ms. Kissel joined The Wall Street Journal Asia in 2004 in Hong Kong as a writer for the "Heard in Asia" column. She regularly contributed features and spot stories from across the region, on topics ranging from investment banking to pensions.

From 2002 to 2004, Ms. Kissel was a freelance finance correspondent for The Wall Street Journal Europe and wrote a column for, which is part of The Wall Street Journal Online network. She also has interned at the newspaper's Brussels and Washington, D.C., bureaus. From 1999 to 2002, Ms. Kissel worked for Goldman Sachs in New York, London and Frankfurt. 

Ms. Kissel received a bachelor's degree, with honors, in government from Harvard University and a master's degree in international affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

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