Barron’s Childs is joining “Planet Money”
Business journalist Mary Childs, who has been a senior reporter at Barron’s since the beginning of 2018, is joining “Planet Money,” National Public Radio’s show.
She will be a reporter and host.
She has already been doing segments called “Finance Fridays with Mary” on “Planet Money” sister show “The Indicator.”
Childs is an award-winning financial journalist who wrote a book about the bond market and the people who run it to be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Previously she was the U.S. financial correspondent for the Financial Times in New York, covering hedge funds, private equity, and art, and before that she was a reporter at Bloomberg.
At Bloomberg, she covered the corporate bond market.
Childs is a Washington and Lee University graduate who has been a Gerald Loeb Award finalist and won two SABEW Best in Business Awards.