NY Times econ reporter Casselman: Half of my 2020 sources were women

Half of the sources used by New York Times economics reporter Ben Casselman were women in 2020, he posted on Twitter. That’s up from 42 percent in 2019. About 20 percent of his sources were people of color, including about 17 percent of experts and 27 percent of “regular people” anecdotes. “So overall, my source list was […]

NY Times Opinion hires Mahanta as vertical editor for business, economics and tech

New York Times acting editorial page editor Kathleen Kingsbury sent out the following announcement on Monday: Siddhartha Mahanta joins Opinion as vertical editor for business, economics and technology. Most recently, Sid was managing editor of Rest of World, a digital magazine that covers tech, business and culture. Sid began his career as an editor at […]

Bender, former NY Times biz journalist, dies at 95

Marylin Bender, a former New York Times business reporter recruited to the section from fashion who later became Sunday business editor, died on Oct. 19 at the age of 95, reports Katharine Seelye of The Times. Seelye writes, “She was then recruited by The Times’s business news section, where the editors thought her ability to write […]

ICIJ, Frontline, NY Times consortium win top Barlett & Steele award

An investigative team of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), Frontline, Expresso, the New York Times and 33 other media partners won the top prize in the 14th annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Journalism for uncovering a massive corrupt global empire operating in dozens of countries. The Center for Public Integrity and […]

NY Times’ Smialek signs book deal about the Fed

New York Times reporter Jeanna Smialek, who covers the Federal Reserve Board and the economy, has signed a deal to write a book about the Fed. The book will be published in 2022 and is tentatively titled “Invisible Empires.” The publisher is Knopf. The book will be an account of how the Fed is transforming itself […]

NY Times wins five Online Journalism Awards

The New York Times received five Online Journalism Awards and had six finalists, with the awards being given by the Online News Association. “This list of well-deserved winners shows the consistent journalistic strength that runs across so many different kinds of stories,” NYT assistant masthead editor Steve Duenes said. “The shape of each of these […]

NY Times seeks editor, push notifications

Push notifications are increasingly emerging as critical tools for connecting readers with the most important Times journalism and breaking news. To increase and refine these capabilities, the Home team is seeking editors who will focus on mobile push. This is a staff editor position. These editors will be responsible for: Collaborating with Home team and […]

Salcedo joins the Washington Post as a staff writer on Morning Mix

The Washington Post has hired Andrea Salcedo as a staff writer on Morning Mix. Her new role begins Oct. 26. Most recently, Salcedo was reporting and writing freelance articles for Gothamist, New York Public Radio’s digital news platform. She has also worked as a metro desk reporting fellow at the New York Times where she […]

Walsh of NY Times wins Welles Prize from Columbia

The Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia Journalism School announced Thursday that a reporter from The New York Times  won the 2020 Christopher J. Welles Memorial Prize. Mary Williams Walsh, ‘83 Knight-Bagehot, a financial reporter at The Times, has been awarded the 2020 Christopher J. Welles Memorial Prize for her impressive body […]

NY Times Opinion seeks copy chief

Times Opinion is looking for an experienced copy editor to run its copy desk. The ideal candidate has a proven record of supervising staff, as well as managing deadlines, in a fast-paced environment. This editor has experience with the copy-editing process and a keen eye for detail and sharp editorial judgment, and is someone who […]