Money seeks an editor for insurance coverage seeks an editor to oversee our insurance coverage from a personal finance perspective. From health to auto to life insurance, Americans pay billions in premiums each year, making the insurance industry one of the largest areas of Americans’ financial lives. But with complicated terms, opaque pricing and questionable sales tactics, it is also one […]

O’Neill, who covered cybersecurity, departing MIT Tech Review

Patrick Howell O’Neill, cybersecurity senior editor for MIT Technology Review, is leaving the news organization. He has covered national security, election security and integrity, geopolitics, and personal security. Before joining the publication, he worked at the Aspen Institute and worked at CyberScoop covering cybersecurity from Silicon Valley and Washington DC. O’Neill was also a staff writer […]

Grant, two-time Loeb winner, dies at 82

Linda Grant, a longtime business journalist who won two Gerald Loeb Awards during her career, died Aug. 11 at the age of 82. An obituary states, “Linda resettled in New York in 1971 and joined Fortune as a researcher/reporter for seven years.  There she became a leader in the fight for women’s rights, joining hundreds […]

Reporter Peters departing Investor’s Business Daily

Bill Peters, a reporter at Investor’s Business Daily, is leaving the publication after seven years. He has been writing breaking news stories and features about the stock market and trends in the broader financial world, covering an array of topics, including the big banks, restaurants, airlines, retail and cryptocurrencies. Peters was hired in March 2014 as […]

Crain’s Detroit executive editor Root departing after 2.5 years

Kelley Root, the executive editor of Crain’s Detroit Business, is leaving the publication to explore new opportunities. Her last day is Sept. 2. She joined the publication in March 2020. Root was previously at The Detroit News, and was named managing editor in 2019. She held a series of senior editor roles since joining The […]

Hashim departs The Economist for altruism organization

Shakeel Hashim, a news editor at The Economist, is leaving the publication to head of communications at the Centre for Effective Altruism. Hashim previously was growth manager at tech news site Protocol. Hashim was  also a newsletter producer based in London for Protocol. He was previously an analyst at Finimize covering business and economics, and […]

Chaykowski joins Tome as head of editorial and content

Kathleen Chaykowski joined San Francisco-based startup Tome in August to lead content and editorial. The Greylock- and Coatue-backed company is building a modern storytelling tool for work and more. Before Tome, Chaykowski led Robinhood Snacks, the financial news publication whose newsletter has more than 40 million subscribers — one of largest newsletters in the country. […]

Peers returning to The Information after one month at Bloomberg Opinion

Martin Peers, who joined Bloomberg Opinion to be a technology columnist one month ago, is returning to tech news site The Information to run its New York operations. Peers was previously managing editor of The Information and New York bureau chief.  Before joining The Information in October 2014, Peers was media and marketing bureau chief at the Wall Street Journal, overseeing […]

Mattu leaving The Markup for a new opportunity

Surya Mattu, an investigative data journalist at The Markup, is leaving the tech news organization for a new opportunity. He has been a Knight-Wallace Reporting Fellow at the University of Michigan for most of the past year, researching how smartphone applications are used to track consumers. Mattu has been with The Markup since September 2018 and previously was […]

Defamation lawsuit against Washington Biz Journal is dismissed

A District of Columbia Council candidate’s defamation lawsuit against the Washington Business Journal and one of its former reporters has been dismissed. Heidi Pasichow, a judge in D.C. Superior Court, issued the ruling on Aug. 18. Candidate Vincent Orange filed a defamation lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court against the Business Journal and its former reporter, Alex […]