May23

Alumni Update: Elizabeth Winkler

We have received an alumni update from Elizabeth Winkler, who was an intern at The Economist in 2016. She now works for the Wall Street Journal. The internship was an amazing learning experience for me, a crash course in financial journalism, as I had previously only written on politics, books, and culture. I wrote about [...]

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May21

The Economist publishes articles written by Marjorie Deane intern

A very interesting article written by Colby Smith, a Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist’s bureau in New York, has appeared in this week’s print edition: Ball and chain: Lawmakers are trying to curb contracts that make it harder to change jobs For more information about the internships that the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation [...]

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May18

Alumni Update: James Yan

We have a new update from James Yan, a former intern at the New York bureau of The Economist, who is now the paper’s Beijing correspondent. The Marjorie Deane programme, I can say without exaggeration, is the single best opportunity for aspiring business and financial journalists. During my fellowship in the New York bureau of [...]

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May11

Vacancy: Marjorie Deane internships at The Economist

The Economist invites applications for the 2018 Marjorie Deane internship. Paid for by the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation, the award is designed to provide work experience for a promising journalist or would-be journalist, who will spend three months at The Economist writing about finance and economics. Applicants are asked to write a covering letter [...]

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Apr30

Marjorie Deane Lecture at New York University with Professor Janet Currie

The annual Marjorie Deane Lecture brings a leading economist to New York University (NYU) to speak with students, faculty, alumni and professional journalists. The lecture is sponsored by the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation as part of its support for NYU’s MA programme in Business and Economic Reporting. Last month, on March 19th 2018, NYU [...]

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Apr19

Vacancy: Business writer at The Economist

Calling all interns and students, current and former, who may be interested in this advertisement for a business writer at The Economist in London: The Economist is looking for a business correspondent to work at its headquarters in London. An ability to write informatively, succinctly and wittily, combined with numeracy and curiosity, matter more than [...]

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Apr14

Colby Smith joins The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern

Last month Colby Smith joined The Economist’s New York bureau as a Marjorie Deane intern supported by the foundation. She has already had articles published in The Economist as an intern, including one about the rise of meal kits for this week’s issue. Having worked on The World in 2018 last autumn, it is an [...]

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Apr07

The Economist publishes articles written by Marjorie Deane intern

Two articles written by Alice Fulwood, a Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist, have appeared in today’s print edition: All the cool kids are doing it: Economics renames itself to appeal to international students Shifting silicon: TSMC is about to become the world’s most advanced chipmaker For more information about the internships that the Marjorie [...]

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Mar31

Alumni Update: Ben St Clair

Ben St Clair is completing an MA in financial journalism at City, University of London with a scholarship from the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation. He is originally from the United States of America. Ben is an American-born financial journalist interested in covering capital markets and financial services. Many of his stories involve intensive data-driven [...]

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Mar26

Alumni Update: Rachel Connolly

Rachel Connolly is completing an MA in financial journalism at City, University of London with a scholarship from the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation. She is originally from Northern Ireland. I came to journalism in quite an organic way: writing and editing for the student paper at Manchester University, where I was studying maths and [...]

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