Applications open for the FT’s African journalism fellowship

The following was sent out from The Financial Times (FT), in partnership with One World Media (OWM), offers an African Journalism Fellowship. It’s a unique opportunity for a mid-career journalist based in or covering Sub-Saharan Africa to write an ambitious piece for one of the world’s most influential newspapers. The programme seeks an experienced […]

FT names Wilson acting natural resources editor

Tom Wilson, energy correspondent at the Financial Times, has taken on the expanded role of acting natural resources editor. Wilson joined in August 2018 as East Africa bureau chief. He also served as acting Middle East and Africa news editor and world news editor. He also held the posts of foreign correspondent and energy and […]

FT names Shubber UK news editor

Kadhim Shubber, a reporter at the Financial Times, has taken on the role of U.K. news editor. He has been with the Financial Times for nine years, joining as a reporter in September 2014. Shubber has also held the posts of FT Alphaville reporter and U.S. legal and enforcement correspondent. Shubber graduated from Imperial College […]

FT taps Hodgson to serve as San Francisco correspondent

Financial Times has appointed Camilla Hodgson San Francisco correspondent on its tech team to cover Amazon, ecommerce, the gig economy and everything related to it. Recently, she held the post of climate reporter. She joined in January 2018 as a reporter. Previously, Hodgson was a financial reporter at Business Insider. Hodgson has a B.A. from […]

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 […]

Politico hires Wallace as energy reporter

Abby Wallace has joined Politico Europe as an energy reporter. She will also be covering everything on net zero for the newly launched Morning Energy and Climate UK newsletter. Recently, Wallace was a Marjorie Deane fellow working as a companies reporter at the Financial Times. She was a fellow at Business Insider and worked as […]

Financial Times buys controlling stake in Endpoints News

The Financial Times has acquired a controlling stake in Endpoints News, which covers the biopharmaceutical industry, for an undisclosed price. Endpoints has more than 163,000 subscribers and distributes content via its daily news reports and website, and at in-person and online events. This acquisition marks a significant milestone in the FT’s expansion in the U.S., where […]

Hughes to join the FT’s special investigations team

Laura Hughes, a political and diplomatic correspondent at the Financial Times will join its new special investigations team after returning from maternity leave. She begins on April 5. Prior to joining the Financial Times, Hughes was a politics reporter at The Washington Post. Before that, she was a political correspondent at The Telegraph. Hughes graduated […]

FT hires Dubois in Brussels for Europe Express newsletter

Laura Dubois has joined The Financial Times in Brussels as editor of the Europe Express newsletter and reporter. Previously, Dubois was at German news agency Deutsche Presse-Agentur, where she served as an English editor and Brussels correspondent. She also held the post of regional news editor. She interned at Thomson Reuters and the International Policy […]

Smith departs FT for Forbes

Sophia Smith, a newsletter editor at the Financial Times, has left and joined Forbes as a product manager for newsletters. Previously, Smith was at Medium, where she worked as an associate editor, assistant editor and editorial producer. She interned at and served as an assistant editor and then managing editor at Maker Media. Smith graduated […]