Reporter Move at MarketWatch
Andrea Riquier, former housing market reporter for MarketWatch.com, has moved to the exchange traded fund beat for the publication.
FT’s Global Finance Correspondent
Robin Wigglesworth is now FT’s Global Finance Correspondent. He has been with the FT since 2008, serving in a number of different roles including a Gulf correspondent in the UAE, a capital markets correspondent, deputy editor of FastFit, and the US markets editor.
New Reporter at Crunchbase
Sophia Kunthara has joined the Crunchbase News team as a late-stage venture reporter, covering big rounds and IPO filings, among other things.
Insider Inc. — parent company of Business Insider and general news spin-off Insider — is reorganizing the editorial teams under three divisions: business, news and lifestyle. The goal: to enable each editorial team to narrow their focus while making its editorial mandate more easily understandable for audiences and advertising clients.
Yahoo Finance Launches New Podcast
Yahoo Finance has launched a new podcast, entitled “The Art of the Exit”, which focuses on some of the largest heists in history. The podcast will be hosted by Alex Sugg and will air every week.
Vox Hires The Goods Reporter
Terry Nguyen will be joining The Goods as a staff writer. The Goods by Vox focuses on American consumerism, and helps to explain why individuals buy the products and services. Nguyen previously worked as a contributing writer for Teen Vogue.
Washington Post’s New Economic Editor
Damian Paletta has been appointed the Washington Post’s new economic editor. Paletta joins the editing team after spending several years at The Post as one of the country’s leading writers covering the White House and economic policy.
Fox News Adds Business Reporter
Shawn Carter will join Fox News to cover topics related to business and money. Carter previously worked for CNBC as a staff writer.
Fake Expert Duped Reporters
Syndicated personal finance columnist Chuck Jaffe writes about a fictitious personal finance expert called “Patricia Russell” who convinced multiple business journalists to include her in stories.
The Rise of Branded Podcasts
With podcasts rising in popularity, it’s no surprise that companies are producing their own. What’s more surprising is that people are actually listening to them.
Curating Facebook News Section
A news section inside Facebook’s mobile app will be run by journalists and not just algorithms, the company said.
Advertisers Blacklist Stories Online
Companies are increasingly insisting their ads do not appear near articles or videos that contain any of a long list of words.