MarketWatch.com has hired Beth Pinsker as an investing columnist.
She had been the personal finance editor at Buy Side from WSJ, a separate content team from the Journal’s newsroom, before leaving in July. Pinsker was instrumental in launching the section to a successful start.
Previously, Pinsker was director, editorial services at Fidelity Investments in Boston. She has also worked as a columnist and deputy personal finance editor at Reuters. She has also held editorial roles at DealNews in New York and at AOL, where her WalletPop section was ranked one of the best personal finance websites on the web.
Her work has also appeared in Portfolio, Hollywood Reporter, Wall Street Journal, Wired, New York Times and the Boston Globe. She has also served as editor-in-chief of The Independent Film and Video Monthly and has reported for Inside.com.
Pinsker has a B.A. in English from Harvard University.