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Top Finance Journalists from the FT, The Times and more…

Build Relationships with Leading Finance Writers

Not a day goes by without reporting news on the cost-of-living crisis, the current state of inflation, savings tips and investments or the rise and fall of some cryptocurrencies. We compiled a list of the UK’s leading finance writers to help you navigate who is writing on what. Find out which finance writer could cover your story and help you reach a wider audience. 

Note: information is accurate for the date the blog was posted. Journalists might change outlets and sectors in the future.

Simon English

Simon English

Financial Editor, Evening Standard

Simon joined the Evening Standard in 2016 and became Financial Editor in 2022. He covers banks, the City, telecoms, media and economics. He does regular comment pieces both in the paper and online. Edits the City Voices column.

He also writes for our Tomorrow’s Business daily newsletter.

Simoney Kyriakou​

Simoney Kyriakou

Senior Editor, FT Adviser

Simoney Kyriakou has been appointed Senior Editor of FTAdviser to drill down into the most important topics and issues affecting readers of FT Adviser. The award-winning financial journalist dove into politics, government budgets and taxation. At FT Adviser, popular stories include tax, regulatory news, educational CPD, M&A and buyouts.

We’ve interviewed Simoney, talked about the team at FT Adviser,  watch the first 5 minutes here.

Justin Cash​

Justin Cash

Online Editor, Financial News

Justin was appointed Online Editor for Financial News in May 2021. Financial News is part of the broader Dow Jones group, bringing news, analysis and commentary on everything financial from banking to hedge funds. Justin lately covered topics like banking, EU finance rules, crypto news. Justin also won an award for his finance reporting.

We’ve talked to Justin about his team. how to contact and what to pitch. Watch a 5-min preview of the webinar replay here.

Holly Mead​

Holly Mead

Deputy Money Editor, The Times

Holly joined The Times and The Sunday Times as Deputy Money Editor in September 2022. She covers all money-related issues in personal finance, from mortgages and loans to energy bills.

Recently she focused on the cost of care, payment services and the consumer bank industry.

Adam Williams

Money News Editor, The Daily Telegraph

Adam is a financial journalist currently working for the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph. He was appointed as Money News Editor in 2022 March. His role involves commissioning articles which are relevant and interesting to the newspaper’s audience. 

We’ve talked to Adam about key timings and what to pitch. Watch the 5-min intro of the replay.

Julian Marr

Editor-in-Chief / Group Edito, Portfolio Adviser

With 20 years of experience as an editor behind his back, Julian is now Group Editor for Bonhill Group, and responsible for ESG Clarity, Portfolio Adviser, Expert Investor, International Adviser and Fund Selector Asia. Julian specialises in investment and personal finance.

Tune in for the 5-min preview of our interview with Julian

Tara Evans

Tara Evans

Head of Consumer, The Sun

Tara was appointed as Head of Consumer at The Sun (US) and she continues her role as Head of Consumer at The Sun (UK). Tara manages the Consumer team in the UK and Sun.com and all print and online coverage, as well as Sun Savers and the weekend Sun Money columns. In response to the recent cost-of-living crisis, Tara set her focus on money-saving tips and mortgage advice, household finance and savings.

We spoke to Tara to learn more about her team, the audience and what to pitch, here’s the first 5 minutes of the webinar.

Jessie Hewitson

Jessie Hewitson

Business and Money Editor, The i

Jessie started her new role as Business and Money Editor at The i paper in September 2022. The Wednesday i Money supplement covers personal finance news, house-buying stories and renter issues. Jessie focuses on topics from tax policies to household finances, recently expressing her opinion on housing and childcare costs.

We had Jessie as our guest, click here for a 5-minute sneak peek.

Algy Hall​

Algy Hall

Investment Editor, Citywire

Algy Hall, the award-winning journalist, is the  Investment Editor at Citywire. He is in charge of Fix the Future. He was previously Tips Editor at Investors Chronicle. Fix the Future tracks the investments of the world’s best fund managers to find the companies changing the future.

Learn more about Citywire and Fix the Future from our webinar replays. Watch the 5-min intro.

 

Mark Shapland​

Mark Shapland

Associate City Editor, Daily Mail

Mark joined the Daily Mail in 2020. He has a broad role covering big business and finance stories, plus helps run the desk. He … investment, cryptocurreny, tax policy

Mark joined us for an interview….

We interviewed Mark The 5-min preview is available here.

Hilary Osborne

Money Editor, The Guardian

Hilary started as Money & Consumer Editor at The Guardian in May 2020. She was previously an Investigative Reporter at the title.  She is responsible for the investigations team at the Guardian, primarily working on stories involving money, property and consumer issues. 

Vicky Shaw

Personal Finance Correspondent, PA Media 

Vicky is the Personal Finance Correspondent for PA Media, the national news agency for the UK and Ireland. She covers a wide range of topics from welfare & benefits to mortgages & loans.

Her recent articles are written about housing prices, personal banking, saving and household finances.

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