Business Insider hires Atkinson as chief media correspondent
Business Insider has hired Claire Atkinson as its senior media correspondent.
She will start in November.
She has been at NBC News for the past three years as senior media editor.
Atkinson previously was at The New York Post, where she covered the main media conglomerates, the music business, sports technology and advertising.
Atkinson has covered the Oscars, Sun Valley mogul camp, the Sundance Film Festival and the Cannes Lions advertising festival. She traveled all over Eastern Europe reporting on the emerging markets for American television programming during the ’90s.
Before joining Advertising Age in December 2002, Atkinson was a freelancer for three years in the UK, writing for the British edition of Entertainment Weekly, The Express, The Independent, and the Observer, among others. Before that, she was an associate editor in London for UK’s edition of Mediaweek.