The strategy behind the NY Times’ Pulitzer winner

Peter Kafka of Recode spoke with New York Times media reporter Emily Steel about how she and fellow reporter Michael Schmidt went about the process of reporting stories that led to the firing of Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly and helped win a Pulitzer Prize. Eric Johnson of Recode writes, “On the new podcast, Steel explained how she and Schmidt strategized before […]

New York Times seeks a Sunday business editor

The New York Times is looking for an editor with feature editing and packaging skills to oversee the Sunday Business print section and related online coverage. Ideally this editor will have magazine experience and an understanding of how to use graphics in print and online. The job requires experience crafting narratives, working on investigative stories and collaborating with […]

NY Times seeks news director for BizDay

BizDay is looking for a news director, a newly created leadership role at the center of our daily report. The news director will be charged with identifying the biggest business stories of the day and driving coverage, with a specific emphasis on breaking news and telling stories for a digital audience. Deep enthusiasm for conceiving new forms of storytelling and reading experiences is as important […]

How the NY Times ad reporter uses technology on her beat

Sapna Maheshwari, who covers advertising for the New York Times, talked about how she uses technology to write about her beat. Here is an excerpt: What tech tools do you use to monitor what advertisers are doing with our data on websites, apps and gadgets? Digital advertising can be tough to track because so much […]

NY Times biz reporter Steel’s comments after winning Pulitzer

New York Times media reporter Emily Steel made the following comments in the newsroom on Monday after learning that her stories on Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly were part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning entry in the public service category: On April 1st last year, Michael Schmidt and I published our investigation exposing how Bill O’Reilly […]

Cohen wins Nash Award for biz journalism at NY Times

New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet sent out the following announcement on Wednesday: We’re pleased to announce that Patti Cohen is this year’s recipient of the Nathaniel Nash Award for excellence in business and economics journalism. In the four years since Patti joined BizDay from Culture, she has been a standout on our economics […]

LA Times, WSJ and NY Times are big SABEW Best in Business winners

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers announced Thursday the results of its 23rd annual Best in Business competition, which recognizes outstanding journalism of 2017. The 121 winners and honorable mentions come from all corners of the business-journalism world. One hundred seventy-three news organizations submitted 986 entries across 68 categories. For a complete list […]

NY Times hires Bloomberg’s Satariano to cover tech in Europe

Adrienne Carter, deputy business editor of The New York Times, sent out the following announcement on Wednesday: We’re thrilled to announce that Adam Satariano is coming aboard as our technology correspondent based in London, where he will cover Europe’s vast technology scene. Adam joins us from Bloomberg, where he was a reporter for 11 years, […]

Herrman to join NY Times biz news desk to cover media

John Herrman, one of the inaugural David Carr Fellows at the New York Times, is joining the business news desk at the paper to cover media. Herrman will cover the big social platforms and disinformation, a subject he spotted earlier than just about anyone when he was a writer at The Awl. He will continue […]

Thottam joins NY Times op-ed page to write about business and economics

Jyoti Thottam has been hired by the New York Times op-ed page to write about business and economics. In a note to the staff, editorial page editor James Bennet writes: Jyoti spent most of her diverse career at Time, first as a business and technology reporter covering Enron’s collapse and Google’s rise, and later as […]