Los Angeles Business Journal reporter Pat Maio has been hired by dotLA to cover finance.
He will cover fintechs and IPOs as well as venture capital and financial trends.
Maio has held various reporting and editorial management positions over the past 25 years, having specialized in business and government reporting.
He has held reporting and managerial jobs with the San Diego Union-Tribune, Orange County Register, Dow Jones News Service and newspapers in Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. He also has held business editor positions with several mid-size newspapers, including the San Bernardino Sun / Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, The Desert Sun in Palm Springs and North County Times in San Diego.
He also was the bureau chief of the Dow Jones News Service in Los Angeles where he directed coverage of electricity deregulation in California and the western United States, and regularly contributed stories to the Wall Street Journal.