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The Wall Street Journal, Washington Hispanic Newspaper Join Forces To Serve Spanish Speakers In U.S. Capital

By Linda P Morton

October 31, 2002
Copyright © 2002 Business Wire. All rights reserved. 

NEW YORK --Agreement Is Journal's First Spanish-Language Publishing Pact in U.S.

The Wall Street Journal announced that Washington Hispanic, a Spanish-language weekly newspaper serving the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia, will begin publishing articles from the Journal.

The pages of Journal news, known as a Wall Street Journal Special Edition, will contain both news and features and will begin publication in the Nov. 8 edition of Washington Hispanic. The Wall Street Journal Special Edition pages are published in leading newspapers around the world, reaching nearly seven million readers.

"The Journal has published Spanish-language sections in leading Latin American newspapers since 1994, but this represents our first Spanish-language publishing agreement in the United States," said William E. Casey Jr., vice president, international, of The Wall Street Journal. "We are delighted to begin serving the U.S. Hispanic market in the nation's capital."

The two-page Wall Street Journal section will be published on Fridays. Washington Hispanic, which is owned by Johnny A. Yataco, has an ABC-audited controlled circulation of 28,000 per week.

"Our readers deserve the best, our community deserves the best," said Mr. Yataco, president of Washington Hispanic. "I believe the insertion of the pages of The Wall Street Journal in Spanish, one of the most respected newspapers in the industry, besides positioning us in a leading place in the region will provide our readers and our community world-class financial information. We are extremely happy with this association."

Zeke Montes, president of the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) said. "We are extremely proud that one of our member publications has been selected by The Wall Street Journal to team up on this endeavor."

The Wall Street Journal Special Editions are published in 38 newspapers serving readers in 34 countries. Twenty-one newspapers in Latin America and Spain publish a Spanish-language Wall Street Journal Special Edition.

In addition to The Wall Street Journal, its international, online and Special Editions, Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ; 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 Smart Money and with NBC of CNBC television operations in Asia and Europe. Dow Jones also provides news content to CNBC and radio stations in the U.S.

The Wall Street Journal Americas


Newspaper Frequency Location Circulation
El Comercio daily Quito, Ecuador 92,300
El Comercio daily Lima, Peru 120,000
El Mercurio daily Santiago, Chile 106,600
El Nacional daily Caracas, Venezuela 90,000
El Nuevo Dia daily San Juan, Puerto Rico 205,630
El Norte daily Monterrey, Mexico 119,380
El Tiempo daily Bogota, Colombia 208,192
Estado de Minas daily Belo Horizonte, Brazil 81,610
La Nacion daily Buenos Aires, Argentina 159,506
La Prensa Grafica daily San Salvador, El Salvador 106,571
Listin Diario daily Santo Domingo, DR 96,000
Reforma daily Mexico City, Mexico 125,478
Mural daily Guadalajara, Mexico 23,609
La Prensa daily Panama 35,900
Estado de Sao Paulo daily Sao Paulo, Brazil 302,607
Diario La Prensa daily San Pedro Sula, Honduras 52,478
El Financiero weekly San Jose, Costa Rica 9,000
El Pais weekly Montevideo, Uruguay 45,000
Siglo Veintiuno weekly Guatemala City 43,000
La Prensa Grafica weekly Nicaragua 36,820
La Nacion weekly Paraguay 15,634

Circulation of The Wall Street Journal Americas: 2,075,315

Special Editions - English Language

Newspaper Frequency Location Circulation
Globe and Mail daily Toronto, Canada 436,779
Financial Express daily India 45,094
Jerusalem Post twice weekly Jerusalem, Israel 35,000
The Independent weekly Auckland, New Zealand 9,048

Special Editions - Other - Europe

Newspaper Frequency Location Circulation
Cinco Dias daily Madrid, Spain 28,287
Milano Finanza daily Italy 134,486
De Telegraaf daily Amsterdam, the Netherlands 1,000,000
Naftemporiki daily Greece 30,000
Finansal Forum weekly Istanbul, Turkey 50,000
Gazeta Wyborcza weekly Warsaw, Poland 710,000
Jornal de Negocios weekly Portugal 12,000
Der Tagesspiegel weekly Berlin, Germany 136,909


Special Editions - Other - Asia

Newspaper Frequency Location Circulation
Sin Chew Jit Poh daily Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 380,000
International Business weekly Beijing, China 380,000
Korean Economic Daily weekly Korea 890,000

Special Editions - Other - North America

Newspaper Frequency Location Circulation
Le Journal de Montreal daily Montreal, Canada 320,000
Washington Hispanic weekly Washington, DC 28,000
Circulation of Special Editions     4,625,603
Total Circulation:     6,700,918


WSJ Americas: 21 newspapers in 18 countries

Special Editions: 17 newspapers in 16 countries

Total: 38 newspapers in 34 countries in 16 languages

CONTACT: The Wall Street Journal Karen Miller Pensiero, 609/627-1037 or The Washington Hispanic Johnny Yataco, 202/667-8820

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