Penny Hoarder is about helping readers earn and save money
Laura Emily Dunn of The Huffington Post interviewed Alexis Grant, the executive editor of personal finance site The Penny Hoarder.
Here is an excerpt:
How has your previous employment experience aided your tenure at The Penny Hoarder?
I worked in journalism for a handful of years — first at the Houston Chronicle, then at U.S. News & World Report — and I relied heavily on that experience when building out The Penny Hoarder newsroom. That content experience, combined with my entrepreneurial spirit, makes me uniquely positioned to grow The Penny Hoarder.
When I worked as a reporter, I never would’ve imagined I’d turn into a businesswoman! But I found satisfaction in growing my own business; I like applying my creative genes and execution strengths to the challenge of making money. And this role hits that sweet spot at the intersection of mission-driven media and business. I love that we’re able to help our readers earn and save money so they can do what’s important to them in life while we simultaneously grow a profitable business. Seeing that come together is what makes this job fulfilling.
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