WSJ hires The Drum’s Deighton

Katie Deighton

The Drum senior reporter Katie Deighton has been hired by The Wall Street Journal.

She will start on Monday and work with Nat Ives and Ann-Marie Alcantara on the Experience Report, which explores how companies interact with consumers.

Deighton has been based in New York City. Formerly based out of London, she reports on brand and business strategy out of the U.S., and produces, films, presents and edits the title’s editorial video output, including series such as Anatomy of an Ad, Creative Pursuits and Why I Left Advertising.

She also reports on the intersection between politics and marketing.

Deighton previously worked for Retail Week and Event Magazine.