OLD Media Moves

Former FT Silicon Valley bureau chief joins Ogilvy PR

March 20, 2006

Louise Kehoe, who worked for the Financial Times for 23 years, including a stint has the newspaper’s Silicon Valley bureau chief, has accepted a job as a senior vice president for Ogilvy pubic relations in its San Francisco office.

Louise KehoeAccording to a press release, Kehoe will work in counseling current clients, identifying targeted new business opportunities, and coaching staff on developing high-level media strategies.

Kehoe spent most of her journalism career at the Financial Times, first as a reporter and later as U.S. technology editor, Silicon Valley bureau chief and columnist. During her 23-year tenure with the publication, she covered all aspects of the tech sector including the semiconductor, computer, software and communications industries. She wrote about industry trends, trade issues, anti-trust lawsuits and the social and economic impact of technology.

In addition, Kehoe was ranked as one of the most influential journalists in her field in 2001 and 2002 by Adweek’s Technology Marketing magazine.

Prior to her work at the FT, Kehoe was a regular contributor to the Economist, New Scientist and several technology publications.

Read the release here.

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