The business journalist who ate the Warren Buffett diet

Editor’s note: Business Insider policy reporter Bob Bryan decided to try out billionaire Warren Buffett’s diet, and his story was an immediate sensation in business journalism circles, with more than 1 million reads this week. We asked him to write about his experience. Sometimes reporters become part of a story, but for my latest story I decided to […]

Business Insider seeks a tech reporter

Business Insider’s tech section, Tech Insider, is looking for a full-time reporter to join our consumer products team. On the consumer products team at Tech Insider, we cover and review every technology that consumers can try and buy: smartphones, tablets, computers, video games, apps, online services, wearable tech, virtual reality, and more. Our style is […]

Business Insider’s Blodget: More engagement than growth

Business Insider co-founder and editor in chief Henry Blodget spoke at at Digiday podcast on the shifting goals of the business news websites. Aditi Sangal of Digiday writes, “On this week’s Digiday Podcast, CEO and co-founder of Business Insider Henry Blodget said the publisher, which has over 10 million followers across social media platforms, is not trying to grow […]

Business Insider seeks a tech reporter in San Francisco

Business Insider is looking for an aggressive and experienced tech reporter to join our San Francisco bureau and cover some of the biggest, most exciting companies in the world, as well as the personalities behind the companies. As a reporter on BI’s tech team you’ll have a competitive drive to break news about the companies […]

Business Insider seeks Your Money reporter

Business Insider is hiring a full-time reporter for its Your Money vertical, one of the fastest-growing sections of the world’s No. 1 digital business publication. Candidates should be comfortable writing quick, aggregated stories that highlight the most interesting angles of the day’s news, while simultaneously working on reported medium-length and long-form features. Ideal candidates will have: Insatiable curiosity A […]

Business Insider, Cheddar posting ads as content

Business Insider and Cheddar are posting advertising as content by re-editing a television commercial or marketing video by a third-party company, adding some subtitles and music, and reposting the resulting clip to their social media accounts and websites. Jack Marshall of The Wall Street Journal reports, “For example, financial news company Cheddar posted a video to its Twitter and Facebook accounts […]

Business Insider grows YouTube audience with Facebook videos

Business Insider is gaining an audience on YouTube by using the same short social videos that have helped the publisher achieve more than 2.5 billion views across Facebook, reports Sahil Patel of Digiday. Patel writes, “Business Insider’s three YouTube channels — Business Insider, Tech Insider and Insider — generated 139 million YouTube video views in June, up from […]

Business Insider’s Carson to join Forbes to cover tech

Biz Carson, a tech reporter at Business Insider covering startups and venture capital, has been hired by Forbes magazine. It’s been an amazing journey at Business Insider and I’m forever grateful and proud that I got to work with the entire team at SAI. — Biz Carson (@bizcarson) July 21, 2017 She starts at Forbes […]

Blodget talks Business Insider as it turns 10

Shan Wang of Nieman Lab interviewed Business Insider founder and editor in chief Henry Blodget about the website as it celebrates its 10th anniversary. Here is an excerpt: Wang: Editorially, are there new topics Business Insider is trying to build more coverage around, in this particular political moment? Blodget: There’s a ton we’re not currently […]

Business Insider making hires to expand Markets Insider

Matt Turner, deputy executive editor at Business Insider, sent out the following announcement to the staff: All, I have some exciting news: Joe Ciolli is joining the markets team from Bloomberg as a senior reporter. You may have seen him on TV warring BI alum Joe Weisenthal with a chart, or have seen some of […]