OLD Media Moves

Inc. hires Aspan as senior editor

May 15, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

Maria Aspan, the national editor at American Banker, has been hired at Inc. magazine to be a senior editor.

She will start Monday, according to editor in chief James Ledbetter.

Aspan has been directing coverage and reporting on large banks and industry strategy at American Banker. She was previously the consumer finance editor at American Banker, and before that had been a banking and credit cards reporter at Reuters.

She got her start in journalism working for The New York Times in Paris and New York, where she wrote frequently about media, advertising and technology.

She has won multiple “Best in Business” awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. In 2013, she won honors for her magazine feature writing and breaking news reporting, in addition to contributing to American Banker’s 2013 award for General Excellence. In 2012, she won a SABEW award for investigative reporting on banks’ debt-collection practices.

Aspan is a 2004 graduate of Georgetown University.

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