Liz Heron has been promoted to editor of emerging media for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones. In this position, she will unite the social media and mobile journalism staff into one team. Heron joined the Journal in 2012 as director of social media. Prior to joining the Journal, she was a social media editor at The New York Times. Heron has also served as a reporter and producer at ABC News and a producer and editor at The Washington Post.