Longtime biz journalist McCune retiring after 43 years

Longtime business journalist Greg McCune is retiring from the Associated Press after 43 years in the business. He has been at the AP for the past five years. “I intend to take some time to kick back with a glass of wine to toast a great run with my wife of 36 years, Pat,” said […]

Axios welcomes two new editors

Axios recently welcomed two new editors to its staff: Jennifer Kingson and Michele Salcedo. Kingson joined Axios as the managing editor of business, where she oversees the coverage of markets, banking real estate, and other financial topics. She’s at the helm of both the Axios Markets and Axios edge newsletters. Salcedo is the organization’s news […]

AP reporter Satter calls for more coverage of companies tracking people

Associated Press reporter Raphael Satter talks about his coverage of cybersecurity and technology crimes with Sam Thielman for Columbia Journalism Review. Here is an excerpt: What would you like to see more of on the beat? What I’d like to see more of is work like Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai and Joseph Cox’s “When the spies come home” series. It’s about […]

Raum, former AP economics reporter, dies at 74

Tom Raum, a former economics reporter for the Associated Press, died Friday at the age of 74 after a brain injury. Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar of the AP writes, “He also spent time on the economics beat, including covering the Great Recession, which began in December 2007 when George W. Bush was president and officially ended in June 2009 […]

WSJ hires AP reporter Horwitz to cover Facebook

The Wall Street Journal has hired Associated Press reporter Jeff Horwitz to cover Facebook. He will be based in San Francisco and will start at the end of next month. Horwitz was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University in 2013-14 and a graduate of the M.A. program at Columbia Journalism School. He has been at the AP […]

AP markets reporter Jay moving to Business Insider

Associated Press business editor Brad Foss sent out the following announcement on Tuesday: Colleagues, The word has already trickled out, but I wanted to spread it more widely: our steady markets maven Marley Jay has decided to leave the AP to take a job as an investing reporter at Business Insider. Marley’s last day with […]

AP hires Lerman to cover tech, Ortutay moving to San Francisco

Associated Press business editor Brad Foss sent out the following announcement: Colleagues: It gives me great pleasure to announce that Rachel Lerman, who has covered technology for The Seattle Times for the past three years, will be joining our technology team in San Francisco next month. Rachel’s work has focused on Microsoft, startups and venture […]

AP deputy biz editor Mayerowitz leaving wire service

Associated Press business editor Brad Foss sent out the following announcement on Friday: Colleagues: It is with considerable regret that I must announce that Scott Mayerowitz will be leaving AP to take another job. Since becoming deputy business editor for storytelling in March of this year, Scott has guided the department’s efforts to create more visually- and […]

AP reporter Horwitz wins Welles award

Jeff Horwitz, an investigative journalist for The Associated Press, is the 2018 recipient of its annual Christopher J. Welles Memorial Prize for path-breaking and persistent reporting on the Paul Manafort saga. The award is given by the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. The Knight-Bagehot Advisory Board […]

AP seeks a tech reporter in DC or San Fran

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