CoinDesk’s Braun now co-hosting “Markets Daily” podcast

CoinDesk reporter Helene Braun is now co-hosting the news organization’s “Markets Daily” podcast. The “Markets Daily” show runs on Spotify and Youtube. Braun covers news about Wall Street, the rise of the spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and updates on crypto exchanges. She is also the co-host of CoinDesk’s Markets Daily show on Spotify and Youtube. H […]

Stratigopoulos leaving CoinDesk for law firm

CoinDesk TV executive producer McKenzie Stratigopoulos is leaving the cryptocurrency news website to become a marketing and communications specialist at the Robins Kaplan law firm. Before joining CoinDesk, she was at Yahoo Finance, where she has worked as a production manager and senior production manager. She was also a producer at Fox Business Network and […]

CoinDesk’s Casey no longer in full-time role

CoinDesk chief content officer Michael Casey no longer has a full-time role as part of a reorganization but is in discussions to stay on board with CoinDesk in some other capacity, report Sam Kessler and Danny Nelson of CoinDesk. He joined the cryptocurrency news organization in September 2017. Previously, Casey was the CEO of Streambed Media, […]

CoinDesk global head of multimedia Po departing

Joanne Po, the global head of multimedia content at CoinDesk, is leaving after four yeas. Po, who spent over two decades building live video news programming at Fox News, The Wall Street Journal and CNBC, also served as executive producer and oversaw CoinDesk TV’s rollout. At CNBC, she was a producer for “Closing Bell for Maria Bartiromo.” Po […]

The CoinDesk reporter behind its FTX coverage

Nick Baker of CoinDesk profiles Ian Allison, the CoinDesk journalist who uncovered the fraud at bitcoin exchange FTX. Baker writes, “Allison, a Scotsman by birth, might be the nicest and humblest person you’ll meet, too. Before I joined CoinDesk in 2022, a source told me he was a pro I’d enjoy working with. That was an understatement. […]

CoinDesk sold to company run by former NYSE president

A company run by former New York Stock Exchange president Tom Farley said on Monday that it has acquired crypto-focused media company CoinDesk, reports Vicky Ge Huang of The Wall Street Journal. Huang writes, “Bullish, the crypto exchange run by Farley, bought 100% of CoinDesk in an all-cash deal. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Digital […]

Crypto journalist Shin’s “Unchained Podcast” comes to CoinDesk

The following was sent out from CoinDesk is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking addition to its podcast network as renowned crypto journalist Laura Shin brings her highly acclaimed Unchained Podcast to CoinDesk’s platform. Beginning today, listeners can tune in to Unchained on, with new episodes airing twice each week at 7AM ET Wed & 2 PM ET Friday. Laura Shin is one of the most […]

CoinDesk retracts two articles

Crypto industry news outlet CoinDesk has retracted two opinion articles criticizing the founder of the cryptocurrency TRON and the head of U.S. investigations at Chainalysis, which specializes in financial analysis and forensics of crypto, reports Gizmodo’s Mack DeGeurin. DeGeurin writes, “CoinDesk claims the articles were removed because they contained ‘personal attacks’ lodged against the two, […]

CoinDesk lays off 45% of editorial staff

Crypto media company CoinDesk has laid off 45% of its editorial staff, or 20 people, as its parent company Digital Currency Group plans to bring on strategic investors, reports Frank Chaparro of The Block. Chaparro reports, “The company, which was founded in 2013, announced the layoffs internally on Monday, according to a memo reviewed by The […]

Investors in talks to buy CoinDesk, valuing company at $125 million

An investor group is in the final stages of purchasing cryptocurrency-focused media company CoinDesk, report Lauren Thomas and Vicky Ge Huang of The Wall Street Journal. Thomas and Huang report, “The investor group is led by Matthew Roszak of Tally Capital, a private investment firm focused on crypto and blockchain-based technologies, and Peter Vessenes of Capital6, a venture-capital firm and family […]