Dow Jones/WSJ reporter dies of leukemia

Maya Jackson Randall

Maya Jackson Randall, a reporter for Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal in Washington, has died of leukemia.

Randall covered financial and consumer issues. She had also worked at Money magazine and at McGraw-Hill Cos. as an assistant editor.

The leukemia was apparently very aggressive. Randall had been tweeting as recently as December, and had a byline as recently as Nov. 19.

Randall had a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Howard University and a master’s in public affairs reporting from the University of Maryland.

She interned at Newsweek and at The Journal.