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Bloomberg vs. Reuters: The twin sisters of financial journalism

September 8, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

Dean Rotbart writes for Examiner.com about twin sisters Sasha Damouni and Nadia Damouni, 35, who work for battling financial news services, Bloomberg News and Reuters.

Rotbart writes, “Sasha, who joined Bloomberg in New York in July 2010, specializes in coverage of the healthcare industry, focused on pharmaceutical and biotech companies, as well as health services and medical technology concerns. She previously served as the global editor of Pharmawire/BioPharm, healthcare trade news organizations owned by Financial Times Group.

“Nadia, who is the ‘Corporate Board’ correspondent for Reuters, has been on the beat since April 2013, keeping watch on the directors and management teams of publicly traded companies, as well as shareholder proposals, shareholder activists, and related developments. She originally joined Reuters as an M&A reporter in September 2010, focused on media, telecommunications and technology.

“Earlier, Nadia also worked for a division of the Financial Times Group, serving as a senior reporter and then editor for the Americas of dealReporter.

“Nadia was a finalist in the breaking news category for the prestigious 2013 Gerald Loeb Award. Articles she wrote were also finalists for internal awards at Reuters. They revealed that BlackBerry was open to going private and spotlighted Microsoft’s search for a new CEO.”

Read more here. (Photo courtesy of Joe Kohen of Wall Street Journal.)

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