Sifted hires Condliffe as chief content officer

European tech and entrepreneur news site Sifted has hired Jamie Condliffe to be its chief content officer. He previously was the executive editor of Protocol, the tech news site. He was also Protocol’s newsletter editor, and he edited The New York Times’s Dealbook newsletter and authored the Bits newsletter. Condliffe has previously worked at MIT Technology Review, Gizmodo, and […]

Leprince-Ringuet joins Sifted as French tech reporter

Sifted has hired Daphné Leprince-Ringuet as a French tech reporter, based in Paris. She will cover French startup and technology, write news stories and longer analytical pieces and features. Previously, she worked as a reporter and senior writer at ZDNet, where she focused on technology, business and society. Leprince-Ringuet contributed to Wired’s web sections, including […]

How Sifted develops its editorial staff

Jacob Granger of The podcast spoke with Amy Lewin, the editor of tech news site Sifted, about developing staff. Sifted is four years old and covers startups and technology in Europe and is backed by the Financial Times. As a small company, Sifted has flexibility for staffers to take on new responsibilities. “We don’t […]

Gillet departs Sifted for Insider as London-based news editor

Kit Gillet will join Insider as a London-based news editor. Since 2019, Gillet was a Central and Eastern Europe correspondent at Financial Times-backed publication Sifted, where he reported on the startup ecosystem. He contributed to The Banker, another FT-backed publication. He worked freelance for the Guardian, the Economist, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Los […]

FT’s Sifted promotes Bailey to head of content

Steph Bailey has been appointed head of content at Sifted, a Financial Times-backed publication covering European startups. Recently, Bailey served as a content editor. She joined Sifted in April 2021 as a freelancer and became part of the staff full-time as a writer in September 2021. She also freelanced for The i Paper and BBC News. […]

Smith joins Sifted as a senior reporter

Tim Smith has joined Sifted full-time as a senior reporter. For the past four years, he was working freelance for Sifted from Barcelona. As a full-time staffer, he will cover stories from Spain, Portugal and other areas. He will also continue to help run and grow the Sifted Podcast, which covers news from European tech […]

O’Brien swaps City A.M. for Sifted

Amy O’Brien will be joining Sifted to cover European venture capital and techniology. She recently served as an investment reporter at City A.M. She has also interned at and worked freelance for the Financial Times. She has also freelanced for AFP, Guardian News and Media and Impact Investing Institute. She has also worked on the […]

Matsuda joins The Block as fintech reporter

The Block has hired Tom Matsuda as a fintech reporter. He was previously an editorial intern at Sifted, which provides in-depth reporting on startup Europe and is backed by the Financial Times. His bylines have also appeared in Al-Jazeera, OneZero and The Japan Times. He has also contributed to The Line of Best Fit in […]