NY Post’s Atkinson joining NBC News
Claire Atkinson, the senior media business reporter at the New York Post, is leaving the paper for a job covering the same beat at NBC News.
At The Post, she has covered the main media conglomerates, the music business, sports technology and advertising.
She has written about the global media industry for the past 20 years with a focus on M&A. Her reporting credits include Variety, Broadcasting & Cable and Hollywood Reporter.
Atkinson has covered the Oscars, Sun Valley mogul camp, the Sundance Film Festival and the Cannes Lions advertising festival. She traveled all over Eastern Europe reporting on the emerging markets for American television programming during the ’90s.
Before joining Advertising Age in December 2002, Atkinson was a freelancer for three years in the UK, writing for the British edition of Entertainment Weekly, The Express, The Independent, and the Observer, among others. Before that, she was an associate editor in London for UK’s edition of Mediaweek.