Press Release

ALM Appoints Paul Hodkinson as Editor-in-Chief of Legal Week

Former Dow Jones’ Financial News, Private Equity News and Legal Week Reporter Joins ALM’s Editorial Team

New York, NY – October 2, 2018 — ALM Media announced today that Paul Hodkinson will join as Editor-in-Chief of ALM’s Legal Week publication in mid-December. Hodkinson joins ALM after serving as Deputy Editor, Acting Editor and Comment Editor of Dow Jones’ Financial News over the last five years and was Editor of their Private Equity News publication before that. Previously, he was a reporter and News Editor with Legal Week between 2002 and 2008.

Hodkinson will be responsible for driving Legal Week’s digital growth strategy and oversee the production of the online transformation of the publication’s breaking news, analysis and data journalism. In his role, he will be an integral part of ALM’s global newsroom, further integrating the London team into ALM’s global coverage of the business of law and beyond.

“We are excited to have Paul’s expertise to lead Legal Week into the future,” said Molly Miller, Chief Content Officer at ALM. “Legal Week is a critical brand within our portfolio of 19 legal publications and Paul’s editorial leadership will be key to meeting our goals for audience growth and engagement for the brand’s future.”  

Hodkinson will work closely with Legal Week’s Managing Editor Benjamin Wheway, and Deputy News Editor Rose Walker as ALM looks to bring London’s legal news to the world and our global coverage to our Legal Week’s readers.

“I’m really looking forward to working with Legal Week again,” said Paul Hodkinson, Editor-in-Chief, Legal Week at ALM. “I always enjoyed covering the legal profession and believe there is a great opportunity to take Legal Week’s already excellent brand and use it to help build up ALM’s global coverage.

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