Insider’s Jakola joining Gizmodo as managing editor

Kaitlyn Jakola is all set to depart Insider Inc. where she holds the post of assistant managing editor. She will start her new job of managing editor at Gizmodo next month. There, she will be working alongside Kelly Bourdet and Andrew Couts. Previously, Jakola was an adjunct professor at New York University and has also […]

Business Insider promotes Cohn to deputy editor in chief

Business Insider has promoted Emily Cohn to deputy editor in chief. “Emily is the kind of person who makes this place go: Strategic, analytical, and deeply committed to journalism,” wrote global editor in chief Nicholas Carlson on Twitter. “She’s also a pure delight to work with.” She has been the executive growth editor at Insider […]

Business Insider promotes Liebman to global managing editor

Business Insider has promoted Jessica Liebman to global managing editor. She previously was executive managing editor. “Jess built our newsroom, participating in the hiring of all ~350 people in it,” said global editor in chief Nicholas Carlson in a tweet. “She and her team of managing editors help the rest of us train, develop, and […]

Business Insider hires Dunn to cover biotech and pharma

Business Insider has hired Andrew Dunn as a reporter covering biotech and pharmaceutical industries. He started Monday. He previously was at BioPharma Dive, an Industry Dive publication, where he had worked since July 2018. Dunn also interned at the Baltimore Sun, Tampa Bay Times and CNN covering a variety of topics. He is a University […]

Business Insider seeks cybersecurity/artificial intelligence reporter

Business Insider’s tech team is looking for a full-time reporter to help cover the fast-growing markets around cybersecurity and artificial intelligence, especially where they intersect with big business. The reporter must have the willingness to tackle a broad beat that could include Microsoft, Google, Symantec, Amazon, Checkpoint and Intel. The reporter must also be able […]

Business Insider seeks associate editor for banking and mortgages

Business Insider’s Personal Finance Insider team is looking for an associate editor to build coverage of banking and mortgages. Personal Finance Insider covers many aspects of banking and borrowing, including savings, checking, and money market accounts as well as CDs and mortgages. The associate editor will contribute ideas, write guides, develop content, research and refine […]

Business Insider hires Lahut as politics reporter

Jake Lahut has been hired by Business Insider as a politics reporter. He currently works as a political reporter at The Keene Sentinel in New Hampshire. Previously, Lahut was a breaking news reporter at The Daily Gazette. He also held the posts of breaking news intern and White House intern at Politico. Before that, he […]

Chin departing Business Insider for The Verge

Tech reporter Monica Chin will be joining The Verge where she will be covering laptops. She will start next Tuesday. Chin is making the transition from Business Insider where she was senior technology reporter. She has been at Business Insider since August 2019. Before joining Business Insider, Chin was a staff writer for Tom’s Guide. […]

Business Insider has big expansion plans

Rick Edmonds of The Poynter Institute examines the expansion plans laid out for Business Insider by CEO Henry Blodget. Edmonds writes, “Henry Blodget, co-founder and CEO of Business Insider/Insider Inc., summoned his staff last Thursday for a start-of-the-new decade meeting and laid on them three heavy growth targets for the next five years: A million […]

Abadi named editor on “Business Insider Today” show

Mark Abadi has been named an editor on the “Business Insider Today” show that appears on Facebook. He previously was the editor of Business Insider’s freelance content. His new job involves copy editing each episode, including scripts, subtitles and graphics, and writing text stories that accompany each show segment. About 30 staffers work on the […]