Business Insider senior editor Josh Barro is leaving the news organization and starting his own newsletter and podcast.
The podcast will be called “Very Serious with Josh Barro.”
While at Business Insider, he wrote commentary on politics, business, and the economy.
Before joining Business Insider, he was a founding correspondent at The Upshot, the economics and data section of The New York Times. Before that, he was Business Insider’s politics editor. Before entering journalism, he worked in policy research for think tanks and as a real-estate banker at Wells Fargo.
Barro is a contributor to MSNBC; host of KCRW’s “Left, Right & Center“; and cohost with Linette Lopez of “Hard Pass.” He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Harvard College.