American Banker, Bond Buyer parent lays off editorial staffers

Jeff Mancini, the CEO of Arizent, the parent company of American Banker and The Bond Buyer, sent out the following to company employees on Thursday: Dear Arizent Team. As we ready our business for a successful year, we are refocusing some parts of our business around our goals. With a relentless focus on advancing careers […]

Bond Buyer hires Shea as a reporter

The Bond Buyer has hired Jennifer Shea as a reporter. She was a staff writer for Trueline for the past year. She has more than a decade of journalism experience, having previously written for an arts and entertainment newsmagazine, multiple Chicago-area community newspapers, North Shore Weekend, Forest & Bluff Magazine, The Daily Herald and the websites JSTOR […]

Shields, Bond Buyer reporter for 26 years, dies at 57

Yvette Shields, a Bond Buyer reporter for the past 26 years, died July 19 at the age of 57 from what is believed to be sepsis. Caitlin Devitt of Bond Buyer reports, “Shields brought transparency and accountability to the complex and opaque municipal finance industry with her relentless coverage and willingness to share her knowledge with […]

Bond Buyer seeks a reporter to cover the Northeast

The Bond Buyer is seeking a reporter to cover the public infrastructure and municipal bond industry in the Northeast United States. Ideal candidates will have experience covering finance, government finance and budgets. Essential skills include an ability to break news as well as write longer analytical and feature stories on the most important trends and […]

Bond Buyer seeks an infrastructure reporter

We are seeking an experienced reporter to join The Bond Buyer team, covering U.S. infrastructure policy and national trends in infrastructure financing. The ideal candidate will have experience covering both finance and government and at least a working knowledge of the U.S. municipal bond market. Essential skills include an ability to break news as well […]

Coen departs Bond Buyer for Commercial Observer

Bond Buyer reporter Andrew Coen has left to become a reporter at the Commercial Observer. He’ll cover real estate finance. Coen was the Northeast regional reporter for The Bond Buyer. His major coverage has included New Jersey’s pension funding challenges, Atlantic City’s credit crisis and ambitious capital projects being undertaken by the Port Authority of New York […]

Bond Buyer executive editor Kleege is retiring

Stephen Kleege, longtime business journalist and currently executive editor of Bond Buyer, is retiring at the end of the year. His last day will be Dec. 31. Kleege is best known for his work at National Thrift News in the late 1980s covering the collapse of the savings and loan industry, including the scoop on […]