John Corrigan, a former business editor and current assistant managing editor of the Los Angeles Times, is leaving the paper for a job as an editor with the Wall Street Journal.
Corrigan has worked at The Times since 1999, serving as business editor from 2009 to June 2012.
He started his career as a city hall reporter for the Vista (Calif.) Press, and a year later became a reporter for the Los Angeles Daily News. He worked his way up to city editor.
He became managing editor of the Los Angeles Business Journal, and later moved to the Orange County Register, where he oversaw the daily business report.
For the past three years, he has been a preliminary judge for the Loeb Awards, and he is a former board member of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.