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Dow Jones Re-org: Hart Moves To DJ From Factiva; Will Head Enterprise Media; Wilcox To Lead Communit

Enterprise: Clare Hart, the well-regarded CEO of DJ-Reuters JV Factiva, joins Dow Jones March 1 as EVP, president of the DJ Enterprise Media Group. She will remain involved with Factiva as chairperson. Enterprise Media includes Dow Jones Newswires, Dow Jones Licensing Services, Dow Jones Indexes, Dow Jones Financial Information Services, Dow Jones Reprints and Permissions; and “enterprise-facing joint ventures” including Factiva and Stoxx. Her charge in press-release speak: “to grow Dow Jones’ enterprise-facing franchises by monetizing them in all profitable enterprise media channels (e.g., newswires, newsletters, conferences, data bases, indexes, and licensing); adding more value to content with technology-enabled enhancements and new products; better segmenting customers, offerings and pricing; and developing new growth vehicles in attractive adjacent markets.”
Her direct reports: Jeff Davis, president, Dow Jones Licensing Services; Paul Ingrassia, president, Dow Jones Newswires; Mike Petronella, president, Dow Jones Indexes and Ventures; Scott Schulman, president, Dow Jones Financial Information Services.

Community: The Community Media Group consists of the Ottaway newspapers (15 daily and 19 weekly in nine states) and will be led by John Wilcox as SVP-DJ, president of Dow Jones Community Media Group and chairman and CEO of Ottaway Newspapers, Inc. This group’s charge includes an emphasis on expanding internet activity to leverage “local brands and content strengths.” His direct reports include John Kinney, SVP-operations; Andrew Langhoff, VP-Internet development and general counsel (a handy-dandy combo); Ken Hall, VP-news.