Barron’s hires Walsh to cover banking/fintech
Barron’s editor Katherine Bell sent out the following announcement:
I’m excited to share the news that Ben Walsh will join Barron’s next week as a reporter focusing on banking and fintech. Previously he was the chief business reporter at HuffPost and before that he was an online editor and business writer at Reuters. Ben began his journalism career at Business Insider after working for five years at Goldman Sachs. His first day will be January 2nd.
Walsh worked on Reuters’ “Counterparties,” a product focused on bringing together the best business, finance and economics writing on the web, and covered the 2014 World Cup from Rio.
At Goldman Sachs, Walsh worked in the environmental markets group, investor marketing group and in the executive office.
He is a University of Chicago graduate.