Hayley Peterson has been named the director of business news at Business Insider.
“I’m floored daily by the quality of journalism our newsroom is producing and I’m thrilled to start working more closely with an all-star roster,” she wrote on Twitter.
Peterson has been chief correspondent. She has been writing breaking news, analysis, and in-depth investigations on large public and private companies, with an emphasis on retailers including Amazon, Walmart, major grocery chains, and department stores.
Peterson won an honorable mention from the Society of Business Editors and Writers in 2018 for “defining the retail apocalypse” through her reporting on retail job losses, the decline of Sears, and the impact of store closings on bond holders.
She was previously a White House correspondent for the Washington Examiner in Washington, D.C.