Bains among the layoffs at LinkedIn

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LinkedIn news editor Jessy Bains was among the layoffs this week. “After covering the ups and downs of the job market over the past couple of years, it’s certainly a strange feeling being on the other side,” he wrote on LinkedIn. “But layoffs are a part of life, especially in tech and journalism these days.” Bains […]

LinkedIn investing more in journalism and news

LinkedIn is investing more in journalism and news amid a broader pullback by tech rivals from the industry, editor-in-chief Dan Roth told Sara Fischer of Axios. Fischer reports, “Professional-grade content from journalists and publishers is often used as a starting point for everyday LinkedIn members to engage more, Roth said. Because of the company’s professional focus, political and polarizing […]

Dow Jones hires Fishman as chief technology officer

Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour sent out the following on Monday: Colleagues, I’m delighted to announce that Artem Fishman will become chief technology officer for Dow Jones. Artem joins us from LinkedIn, where he oversaw the company’s homepage and content experiences – core products that include LinkedIn’s feed, media experiences and tools for […]

Senior news editor Dahl among the LinkedIn layoffs

Jordyn Dahl, a senior news editor at LinkedIn, was among the nearly 700 laid off at the company this week. She had been at LinkedIn since 2019, starting out as its small business reporter. She also built two beats — sustainability/climate and entrepreneurship — from the ground up. She also launched two newsletters that had […]

How LinkedIn is the place to be for business news readers

Jim Edwards writes for Press Gazette about LinkedIn’s strategy under editor in chief Daniel Roth and how it’s become the go-to social media site for business news. Edwards writes, “To make Linkedin’s new coolness tangible: Users posted 41% more content on the site this year than last and posts now reach about 550 million people each day, the […]

LinkedIn hires Forshee as finance editor

LinkedIn has hired Stephanie Forshee to be its finance editor. Forshee starts on Tuesday and will report to Devin Banerjee. She most recently was covering finance for Morning Brew. Before Morning Brew, Forshee had been with Agenda, a Financial Times publication, where she was a senior reporter covering board directors and executive compensation. Since joining the Financial Times Group in 2018, Forshee […]

LinkedIn seeks a finance editor

Job Description This role will be based in San Francisco or New York. LinkedIn is looking for a journalist with a passion for finance news to oversee content on the topic. The beat will involve a mix of financial services industry news, developments in markets and the economy, trends in fintech and helping cultivate the […]

Why LinkedIn is upping its audio and video content

Daniel Roth, the editor in chief of LinkedIn, talked with Digiday’s Tim Peterson about its audio and video ambitions. Peterson writes, “Under Roth, LinkedIn’s news division has been getting into producing more original content, from newsletters to podcasts and videos. In September, the platform announced the hire of former CNN executive Courtney Coupe to be its first […]

LinkedIn hires Shead as tech and innovation editor

Sam Shead has joined LinkedIn as a tech and innovation editor. He comes from CNBC, where he was a technology correspondent. Prior to joining CNBC, Shead was a technology reporter at BBC News. Shead’s work has also appeared in The Financial Times, Wired, Forbes, Business Insider and Sifted. He formerly served as interim news editor […]

LinkedIn hires Business Insider’s Dua as technology editor

LinkedIn News has hired Business Insider senior reporter Tanya Dua to be its technology editor. She has been at Business Insider for more than five years covering all things advertising, media and marketing. Dua has been focusing on brands and ad agencies, and how their businesses are being shaped by technology and culture, as the analog world […]