Kim now editing on Business Insider personal finance desk

Paul Kim is now an editor on Business Insider’s personal finance desk. He has been an associate editor since November 2022 and previously was a personal finance fellow for the publication. Kim is a graduate of New York University, where he was digital editor and managing editor of the student-run Washington Square News.

Dawn Wotapka’s Media Movers: finance freelancer Chris Taylor

You can often find Chris Taylor at one of two places: behind his keyboard or on the run. Literally. I’ve known him for years and have always been impressed by his sage advice that appears in several sterling publications, coupled with his ability to cross the finish line with seeming effortlessness. Taylor wrote about personal […]

WSJ hires Heeb to cover consumer finance and banking

The Wall Street Journal has hired Gina Heeb as a reporter covering consumer finance and banking. She has been working as a contract reporter for Bloomberg Industry Group and as a stringer for the New York Times. Heeb previously worked as a breaking news reporter for Forbes and as a reporter for Business Insider, where she covered […]

Longtime TV biz journalist Mendelson dies at 70

Longtime KCAL 9 business reporter Alan Mendelson, best known for his “Best Buys” segments highlighting consumer deals on clothing, electronics and other items, which later became a standalone program, has died at age 70. A story in the Los Angeles Daily News states, “Mendelson was a KCAL fixture for almost two decades, including much of […]

FT names Kirk its investment columnist

The Financial Times has appointed Stuart Kirk as an investment columnist. He will write a weekly FT Weekend column, beginning Nov. 19, aimed at personal investors and savers. Kirk is a former editor of Lex, the FT’s agenda-setting column on business and finance. He has spent more than two decades in finance and journalism, most […]

NY Times hires Dang as editor for personal finance coverage

Mike Dang, former editor and co-founder of the personal finance site Billfold, has been hired by The New York Times to be an editor on its business news desk. “I’ll be bringing a lot of my Billfold sensibility to the section, so if you missed that, you’re in luck!” he wrote on Twitter. Dang was […]

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 […]

Washington Post hires Stinson as assistant editor for personal finance

Washington Post business editor Lori Montgomery, deputy business editor Damian Paletta and business audience strategy editor Maite Fernández Simon sent out the following on Tuesday: We are delighted to announce that Rivan Stinson will be joining The Post’s Business Desk as Assistant Editor for Personal Finance, working with our legendary personal finance columnist, Michelle Singletary. In […]

WSJ hires Moise to cover personal economics

The Wall Street Journal has hired Imani Moise to cover personal economics. Moise has been at The Financial Times as its U.S. banking correspondent, covering Wall Street’s biggest banks as well as the other major financial institutions. Prior to joining the FT, Moise was a finance reporter for Reuters News, covering some of the largest banks in […]

The editor complaints that a WSJ columnist received

Jonathan Clements, a former Wall Street Journal personal finance columnist, writes about the common complaints he used to receive from editors. Clements writes, “So, what were the criticisms I received? They were threefold: “You’re repetitive. Week after week, I’d hammer on themes like the superior long-run return from stock investing, the importance of diversification and holding […]