Edwards hired as editorial director for DLNews

Jim Edwards, who was the founding editor of Business Insider UK, has been hired as editorial director for DLNews, a new cryptocurrency news service. He most recently has been editor in chief of news at Insider before leaving earlier this year. He had been at the company for more than 10 years. Edwards joined Business Insider in […]

DLNews hires Kelley as editor in chief

DLNews has appointed Bloomberg and Insider Inc. veteran Trista Kelley as its founding editor-in-chief. She will oversee the recruitment of DLNews’ inaugural newsroom, the launch of the news service, and ensure DLNews’ editorial independence. Kelley was previously deputy editor-in-chief at Dow Jones-owned Financial News. She was also the markets and finance editor at Business Insider […]

Robinson moves to crypto beat at Bloomberg

Bloomberg News reporter Matt Robinson is now covering the cryptocurrency beat. He previously was a financial crime reporter covering Wall Street white collar crime. He also covered the ratings agencies and derivatives for Bloomberg. He has been at Bloomberg since January 2011. Robinson holds a bachelor’s degree from Sacred Heart University and a master’s degree from the […]

Wilde to write crypto newsletter for Morning Brew

Jamie Wilde is becoming a writer for Incrypto, the Morning Brew newsletter covering cryptocurrency launching next month. Wilde has been writing the main Morning Brew newsletter. She has been with Morning Brew since October 2019. She previously worked at Ypulse, working on newsletters. Wilde interned at The Hollywood Reporter. Wilde is a University of Southern […]

The Block hires Preiss as Europe policy reporter

Cryptocurrency news site The Block has hired Inbar Preiss to cover policy in Europe. She had been a reporter for The Parliament Magazine in Brussels reporting on European Union affairs. She was also deputy editor of Are We Europe Foundation. Preiss previously worked as an editor and community manager for Crypto Insider. She holds a bachelor’s […]

Crypto news site The Block rolls out token-based paywall

Cryptocurrency news site The Block is moving parts of its consumer paywall exclusively to a crypto token model, reports Sara Fischer of Axios. Fischer reports, “It becomes the first newsroom to launch a tokenized paywall within a new industry framework called the Access Protocol, which allows consumers to buy multiple media or creator subscriptions via a uniform […]

Fortune hires Schwartz to cover crypto and blockchain

Fortune magazine has hired Leo Schwartz to write about cryptocurrencies and blockchain. He previously was Rest of World’s Latin America reporter based in Mexico City. Schwartz worked with the Latin America editor, coordinating coverage and working on story ideas with other regular contributors in the region. He was previously a reporting fellow at Rest of World, focusing […]

Money seeks an editor for crypto and fintech coverage

Money.com seeks an editor to spearhead its growing coverage in the cryptocurrency and fintech spaces. We’re looking for someone who knows the ins and outs of blockchain technology, can articulate which coin will be the sleeper hit of the season and help people successfully navigate the world of cryptocurrency, NFTs, DeFi, the metaverse as well […]

Who are the top crypto reporters?

Andrew Mercier, the editorial director of Muck Rack, compiled the top 10 crypto reporters based on profile hits on the site. Here are the top four: 1. Kate Rooney, CNBC Kate is a technology reporter covering all things  fintech, crypto, venture capital and memes at CNBC. She’s based in San Francisco. Follow Kate on Twitter: @Kr00ney 2. Taylor Locke, […]

FT names Stafford digital finance news editor

Philip Stafford will become the Financial Times’ digital finance news editor, overseeing crypto coverage and helping run the FT Markets desk. For more than nine years, Stafford was working on market structure as an editor, FT Trading Room. There, he led FT’s global coverage of exchanges, trading and clearing in derivatives and securities trading. Previously, […]