McLean, Va. — David Callaway has been named editor-in-chief of USA TODAY. He most recently served as editor-in-chief of MarketWatch, a financial news website owned by Dow Jones. Callaway will start the new job later this month.
Callaway has been editor-in-chief at MarketWatch, and its predecessor CBS MarketWatch since 2003. He was executive editor and managing editor starting in 1999. Callaway managed the day-to-day coverage for a world-wide news gathering operation with 11 bureaus across the globe. Before that, he was a securities industry reporter at Bloomberg where he led a team of financial reporters throughout Europe covering the banking, investment banking and asset management business.
Earlier, he was a columnist at the Boston Herald, where he co-wrote a daily financial column on comings and goings in the Boston business district.