Kiplinger hires Svokos as senior digital editor

Personal finance site Kiplinger has hired Alexandra Svokos to be a senior digital editor. She has been at ABC News for more than four years, most recently as a senior editor for content. She previously was a senior news editor at Elite Daily and a freelance journalist. Svokos holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and […]

Cheddar founder Steinberg hired as CEO of Kiplinger parent

Jon Steinberg, who launched Cheddar News in 2016, has been hired as chief executive officer of Future Publishing, the parent of Kiplinger. He will start ion April 3 and will succeed Zillah Byng-Thorne, who announced her intention to step down last September. She will remain available to support Steinberg over a two-month transition period. Most […]

Why Kiplinger’s newsletter has been so successful

Knight Kiplinger, editor emeritus of The Kiplinger Letter, writes about why the 99-year-old newsletter has remained successful. Kiplinger writes, “What many of our readers may not know is that our savvy, Washington-based reporters and editors are fulfilling the same mission, in much the same way, as their predecessors at Kiplinger did, going back 99 years. […]

Crook named ME of Kiplinger’s Retirement

Ex-Wall Street Journal Sunday editor David Crook has been named managing editor of Kiplinger’s Retirement Report, a monthly personal finance newsletter for retirees and those planning their retirements. Kiplinger’s, which publishes its trademark monthly Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, and other print and digital products, was acquired a year ago by Future PLC. Crook, a long-time WSJ editor, pioneered service […]

Kennedy joins Kiplinger as reporter and editor for ESG topics

Kiplinger Personal FInance has appointed Ellen Kennedy as a reporter and associate investing editor, covering ESG investing, sustainability in personal finance, and related topics. Kennedy has been a principal at Ellen Kennedy Consulting, providing strategy, research, communications, and insight into sustainable investing. She also serves on the sustainable business leadership council at The Culinary Institute […]