New York, NY–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–February 4, 2004–Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ), publisher of the world’s most vital business and financial news, and Hoy, the nation’s fastest growing Spanish-language daily newspaper, published by Tribune Company (NYSE: TRB), announced today that they have entered an agreement to publish a new weekly section, written and produced by The Wall Street Journal, for the New York, Chicago and Los Angeles editions of Hoy. The new section will be published every Thursday beginning in March 2004. Through this agreement, Hoy will be the only Spanish-language newspaper to carry the section in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.
Under the banner name “The Wall Street Journal,” the section will consist of eight tabloid pages of Spanish-language editorial content and advertising. The focus will be personal finance and technology, careers, small business, and other business and finance information of interest to a diverse national Hispanic audience. Stories will be selected, translated and paginated by a dedicated team of Journal editors, with access to the entire global content of The Wall Street Journal, The Asian Wall Street Journal, The Wall Street Journal Europe, The Wall Street Journal Americas and The Wall Street Journal Sunday.
“We are excited to serve this growing and important Spanish-language market and are pleased to be working with the dynamic Hoy newspaper group,” said William E. Casey Jr., vice president/special editions of The Wall Street Journal. “We expect to add other partners to the Journal’s Spanish-language advertising network in the weeks ahead.”
The Journal already provides a weekly section to The Washington Hispanic in Washington, D.C., and has published a daily Spanish-language section, The Wall Street Journal Americas, in Latin American partner newspapers since 1994.
“Hoy’s commitment to its readers is to provide news and information on matters that are important to Hispanics in the United States, including information on personal finance, technology, careers and small business,” said Louis Sito, Tribune Publishing vice president/Hispanic Media and publisher of Hoy. “Our readers and their families will benefit from our agreement with The Wall Street Journal and the valuable financial and business information that will appear in Hoy every Thursday.”
The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal, the flagship publication of Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ; http://www.dowjones.com), is the world’s leading global business publication. Founded in 1889, The Wall Street Journal has paid circulation of more than 2 million, reaching the nation’s top business and political leaders, as well as investors across the country. Holding 27 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism, the Journal seeks to help its readers succeed by providing essential and relevant information, presented fairly and accurately, from a dependable and trusted source. The Wall Street Journal has more than 700 journalists world-wide, part of the Dow Jones network of nearly 1,600 business and financial journalists. Other publications that are part of The Wall Street Journal franchise, with total circulation of more than 2.6 million, include The Asian Wall Street Journal, The Wall Street Journal Europe and The Wall Street Journal Online, the largest paid subscription news site on the Web.
About Dow Jones & Company
In addition to The Wall Street Journal and its international and online editions, Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ; http://www.dowjones.com) publishes Barron’s and the Far Eastern Economic Review, Dow Jones Newswires, Dow Jones Indexes and the Ottaway group of community newspapers. Dow Jones is co-owner with Reuters Group of Factiva, with Hearst of SmartMoney and with NBC of the CNBC television operations in Asia and Europe. Dow Jones also provides news content to CNBC and radio stations in the U.S.
Hoy is the nation’s fastest growing Spanish-language daily newspaper, with editions in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles (March 2004). The New York and Chicago editions have a combined daily circulation of 113,000. Hoy is published by Tribune Company (NYSE: TRB), one of the country’s premier media companies, operating businesses in broadcasting, publishing and on the Internet. Tribune reaches more than 80 percent of U.S. households and is the only media company with television stations, newspapers and websites in the nation’s top three markets.