Dave Pettit is managing editor of Barron’s Group, which comprises titles including Barron’s, MarketWatch.com, and Financial News, and is a unit of Dow Jones & Co.
Previously, he held senior roles at The Wall Street Journal, also a Dow Jones publication, most recently editor for editorial ventures, a position in which he oversaw development of news initiatives, including the WSJ/THE College Rankings and other ventures to expand the reach of WSJ journalism.
During his tenure at the Journal, his roles included project leader of initiatives to sharpen WSJ’s focus on digital journalism and enhance engagement with its digital audience. He held a variety of top editorial positions at WSJ.com and was part of the original team that launched the Journal website.
He began his career as a reporter, covering Wall Street, investing, and securities regulation.