Crunchbase hires Kunthara as reporter
Alex Wilhelm of Cruncbase writes, “Sophia joins News after wrapping up her time as a Hearst Journalism Fellow at the San Francisco Chronicle and Connecticut Post. Before her fellowship, she interned at Reuters on its business desk and with the Arizona Republic’s copy and breaking news desks, among other roles.
“Sophia’s first day is also a big milestone in our progress as a team. As I mentioned, her role at Crunchbase News is the late-stage market: big rounds, IPO filings, all the good stuff. If you’ve read our work over the past few years, you’ve seen us hit on those topics again and again. But there is so much more to do! We haven’t even covered half of what’s out there, let alone sit back and bundle the discrete events into trends. With Sophia, we’re starting to better hone our individual output towards discrete topics. Beats, if you will.
“When the News team was smaller, we couldn’t specialize. Now that we’re bigger and more mature, we can, and it’s going to rock.”
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