Insider hires Cantrell as finance features editor
Amanda Cantrell is joining Insider as our new finance features editor, where she will lead a team writing stories about the most powerful firms and people on Wall Street.
Cantrell is an award-winning financial journalist who has focused on hedge funds and institutional asset management for much of her career.
She joined Institutional Investor in 2004 as a senior writer with Absolute Return magazine and then joined CNN as a reporter for its online business news vertical. She then returned to Institutional Investor, where she most recently served as deputy editor.
She has also appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” the “Today Show,” and ABC “World News This Morning,” and she also serves as a volunteer editor for the Prison Journalism Project.
She holds a master’s degree in journalism from New York University, where she has also worked as an adjunct professor.