OLD Media Moves

Axios hires Flaherty as editor for newsletters

December 13, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

Michael Flaherty

Axios has hired Michael Flaherty to be the editor of its new Axios Pro newsletters, slated to launch in January 2022.

For the past four years, Flaherty has been with public relations firm Gladstone Place Partners started by former Wall Street Journal reporter Steve Lipin.

Flaherty previously led Reuters’ activist shareholder and corporate governance coverage out of New York.

Before that, he spent 18 months as a Federal Reserve correspondent in the Washington bureau.

Flaherty also worked in the news organization’s Hong Kong bureau as editor in charge of Asia finance, editor in charge of Asia companies coverage and team leader of the Asia investment desk.

He previously worked as a private equity reporter and a reporter on the Wall Street desk covering the stock market. He won Reuters’ “Journalist of the Year” accolade in 2007 for his coverage of the private equity industry.

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