Taps Jared Sandberg as Editor

Wall Street Journal veteran is best known for his coverage of technology and the financial crisis

Bloomberg has tapped Wall Street Journal reporter Jared Sandberg to be editor of

He will report to Josh Tyrangiel, editorial director of Bloomberg Digital and editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, the business site announced on Thursday. 

"Jared has great journalistic skills and a passion for the web," Tyrangiel said in a statement. "His ability to blend those things makes him the ideal person to lead"

Sandberg is a 20 year Journal veteran. He started in 1991 and later became the Journal's first Internet beat reporter. Most recently, he was banking and finance editor where he covered the foreclosure crisis and the financial meltdown. Sandberg also conceived and wrote the Journal's weekly column Cubicle Culture, satirizing office life.

Prior to rejoining the Journal in October 2000, Sandberg was a senior technology writer for Newsweek magazine.

In 2003, Sandberg was a member of a team of Journal reporters awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Writing for its work on the impact of corporate scandals in America.