OLD Media Moves

USA Today hires Whitehouse to cover Wall Street

December 19, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

Kaja WhitehouseKaja Whitehouse, who covered business for the New York Post for seven years, has joined USA Today  in a newly-created position of Wall Street reporter.

“I’ve followed her career since she was at Dow Jones before the Post, and she’s a star,” said David Callaway, editor of USA Today, in an email to Talking Biz News. “She’ll work out of our NY bureau.”

Whitehouse was most recently covering technology. Before that, her reporting at the Post triggered an SEC and Justice Department investigation in 2012 with look into how an employee at shareholder advisory firm ISS had been improperly selling shareholders’ votes to corporate boardrooms in exchange for concert tickets and other gifts.

She also worked at Dow Jones for nearly eight years, covering hedge funds and asset managers, personal finance and corporate governance. She is the author of “What Your Lawyer May Not Tell You About Your Family’s Will,” a financial advice book published in 2006.



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