Liz Hester

Liz Hester

Liz Hester is a former vice president of internal communications at JP Morgan Chase. Before that, Hester was a reporter on the finance team at Bloomberg News, where she covered Wall Street banks and initial public offerings, among other beats. She has a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and a master’s degree from Northwestern University. Hester will be the primary writer for Talking Biz 2.

Latest Stories by Liz Hester

  • Coverage: Total CEO dies In plane crash

    The news that oil giant Total’s CEO Christophe de Margerie was killed in a plane crash in Moscow shocked the business world. It also kicked off speculation about who would take over the company....

  • Coverage: Two different tech companies

    IBM and Apple reported earnings on Monday, but the stories were vastly different for the two technology companies. IBM is backing off from its 2015 earnings forecast, while Apple is riding high on the...

  • Coverage: Yahoo back in the Spotlight

    Yahoo is still coming under pressure from investors, particularly about what the company will do with its windfall from the initial public offering of Alibaba. CEO Marissa Mayer may make her thoughts known when...

  • Coverage: The stock market’s wild ride

    This week has seen the return of volatility to the stock markets. As some investors are watching their portfolios shrink, they’re also wondering what exactly is causing the fluctuations. Coverage has been extensive, but...

  • How a business journalist can improve in social media

    Sapna Maheshwari covers retail for BuzzFeed News, which launched a vertical for business news in May 2013. Before that, she worked at Bloomberg News from 2009 to 2013. Her first year was spent as...