Politico Europe has tapped Edith Hancock to serve as a reporter on its technology and competition team, where she will cover competition, regulatory policy, the Inmarsat/Viasat merger and Facebook’s divestment of Giphy.
Hancock will also research standard-essential patents and explore developments in the property technology sector in the UK and EU.
She wrote about consumer affairs, ESG, the leisure sector and regulatory reform as a freelancer. She was a M&A reporter at Mergermarket and reported for Solar Media’s websites PV Tech, Energy Storage News, Current and Solar Power Portal, and its trade journal PV Tech Power in London.
She covered lifestyle for Business Insider UK, focused on travel, property, food and entertainment news globally.
She edited for City A.M. and interned at The Times, Sheffield Star and The Huffington Post.
Hancock has a M.A. in journalism and business and economics from Columbia University.
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