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Heltman named DC bureau chief at American Banker

February 25, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

John Heltman

American Banker has been named John Heltman its Washington bureau chief.

He has been editor in chief of American Banker magazine. A replacement will take on that position.

Heltman is the creator of American Banker’s narrative podcast “Bankshot,” which will continue. He was awarded the Grand Neal, the top honor bestowed by the Jesse H. Neal Awards, in 2019 for his narrative podcast series “Nobody’s Home,” which examines the economic and social impact of concentrated vacant housing

Heltman has covered the Federal Reserve Board and Treasury Department for American Banker since 2014. Before joining American Banker, he covered derivatives markets and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for Argus Media, and before that covered the Environmental Protection Agency for Inside Washington Publishers.

He is a 2005 graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

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