Maria Wilczek joins The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern

Maria Wilczek recently joined The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern in the London office. It has been a long-standing aspiration of mine to work at my favourite paper, The Economist. I am very grateful to the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation for giving me the opportunity to work with the journalists whom I have [...]

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Vacancy: Britain writer at The Economist

Calling all interns and students, current and former, who may be interested in this advertisement for a writer on the Britain section at The Economist in London: Journalist wanted: The Britain section is looking for a new writer. No experience is necessary, but good writing, original thinking and a sense of humour are. Please send [...]

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Alumni Update: Yuan Yang

Yuan Yang was a Marjorie Deane intern at the London offices of The Economist in the summer of 2015. She is now a Beijing correspondent at the Financial Times, covering technology in China. I got my first opportunity to work as a journalist through the Marjorie Deane Foundation’s sponsorship, without which I wouldn’t have been [...]

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The Economist publishes articles written by Marjorie Deane intern

A very interesting article written by Kennett Werner, a Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist’s bureau in New York, has appeared in this week’s print edition: Appealing returns: Third-party funding for lawsuits attracts investors and lawyers alike For more information about the internships that the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation funds please click here.

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Former intern wins PhD dissertation prize

Charles Read, a former Marjorie Deane intern, has won a prize from the International Economic History Association for the best PhD Dissertation in nineteenth-century economic history completed at any university in the world in 2015, 2016 or 2017.

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Alumni Update: The Marjorie Deane Summer School

The Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism supports City University of London’s MA in Financial Journalism programme by supporting study visits to London and Shanghai as part of the a module about the global economy. The study visits receive high student-satisfaction scores from the students. Here are some testimonials from some students who have taken the programme [...]

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Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Summer School 2017-18

We have received this report about the 2017-18 Marjorie Deane Summer School supported by the foundation, which students from courses at City, University of London, New York University and Fudan University in Shanghai, China, benefited from this year: Now in its fourth year, the Marjorie Deane Summer School has had its most successful year so [...]

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Kennett Werner joins The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern

Kennett Werner has recently joined The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern in the New York office. I’m very grateful to the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation for the opportunity to work at The Economist this summer — to get to learn from the knowledgeable editors here and to write on a range of business [...]

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The Economist’s “Open Future” Essay Competition

The Economist is holding an essay competition that may be of interest to the foundation’s current students and interns, as well as our alumni: The Economist has launched the Open Future initiative to re-state the case for the values of classical liberalism, that is, political, economic and social freedom, to address the challenges of the [...]

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