David Gelles, a New York-based reporter for the Financial Times, is changing beats — to mergers and acquisitions from media. He confirmed the switch in a series of tweets on Thursday.
Gelles graduated in 2002 from Boston University and in 2008 from the Graduate School of Journalism at Cal-Berkeley. He also blogs for the FT Tech blog for the newspaper.
He is best known for landing, along with FT managing editor Gillian Tett, a 2011 prison interview with convicted Ponzi scheme Bernie Madoff.