Forbes seeks a news desk reporter

Forbes believes in the power of entrepreneurial capitalism and uses it on various platforms to ignite the conversations that drive systemic change in business, culture and society. We celebrate success and are committed to using our megaphone to drive diversity, equity and inclusion. Forbes is growing its News Desk. The ideal candidate should be a […]

TikTok spied on Forbes journalists

According to materials reviewed by Forbes, TikTok parent ByteDance tracked multiple Forbes journalists as part of this covert surveillance campaign, which was designed to unearth the source of leaks inside the company, reports Emily Baker-White of Forbes. Baker-White reports, “The investigation, internally known as Project Raven, began this summer after BuzzFeed News published a story revealing that China-based ByteDance employees […]

Bidder for Forbes has ties to Russia, Putin

One of the investors in talks to acquire Forbes is SUN Group, a corporation with 58 years of experience working closely with Russia and that frequently flaunts its close ties to the Kremlin and Russian President Vladimir Putin, reports James Marks of Marks reports, “A review of public records and news reports reveals that India-based SUN […]

Forbes names chief revenue officer, chief digital and information

Forbes announced Tuesday the promotions of two Forbes veterans to chief revenue officer and chief digital and information Sherry Phillips is the new chief revenue officer, and Vadim Supitskiy is now chief digital and information, both effective immediately. “We are pleased to promote two proven and trusted executives to positions crucial to Forbes’ continued growth,” […]

Forbes acquisition could fetch $800 million

A deal to sell Forbes magazine and its operations to a group of investors would be for $800 million and include an Indian-based investor, reports Kia Kokalitcheva and Sara Fischer of Axios. Kokalitcheva and Fischer write, “The Forbes bidding consortium includes SUN Group, a family-owned Indian investment firm led by vice chairman Shiv Khemka, and GSV Ventures, […]

Forbes CEO: Potential acquirer is family offices and global investors

Forbes chief executive officer Mike Federle sent out the following on Tuesday: Hi everyone – I wanted to give you a quick update that we have entered into exclusive discussions with an interested buyer for Forbes. This is very early in a process which could take months to complete, so I’m limited in the level of detail […]

Forbes near deal to sell to investors

Forbes is in advanced talks to sell itself to a group of investors,  approaching a deal that would bring the chronicler of the wealthy and powerful under new ownership, reports Lauren Hirsch and Benjamin Mullin. Hirsch and Mullin write, “Forbes had been seeking at least $800 million in a sale, but the final price will most […]

Forbes COO Sibley to become Time CEO

Time has named Forbes chief operating officer Jessica Sibley as chief executive of the media company, reports Joseph De Avila and Alexandra Bruell of The Wall Street Journal. De Avila and Bruell report, “Ms. Sibley is taking over Time’s business operations from current chief executive Edward Felsenthal, who will retain his role as editor in chief of the publication, […]

How Rowan from Forbes Advisor approaches personal finance coverage

Dana Miranda of Healthy Rich interviewed Forbes Advisor personal finance writer Lisa Rowan on her writing strategy. Miranda writes, “Rowan, however, approaches hacks differently. “‘I’m looking for things that I can convey to the biggest group of readers,’ she says. If she runs into a ‘hack’ for 18 to 21 year olds who live in central Missouri, that’s […]

Roush joins Forbes as a breaking news reporter

Forbes has hired Tyler Roush as a breaking news reporter to cover various beats. Previously, Roush was at USA Today, where he reported for both the Asheville Citizen Times and Black Mountain News. He interned at The Opelika Observer in Alabama and The Herald-Sun in Durham, N.C. He held the posts of sports writer, sports […]