Mar23

The Foundation’s Annual Reception in London

On March 19th current and former students and interns were invited to The Economist’s offices in London for the annual reception of the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation. More than a dozen students from this year’s MA course in financial journalism at City University of London also attended, including this year’s Marjorie Deane International Excellence [...]

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Mar19

Alumni Update: LaToya Harding

LaToya Harding 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 Birmingham. I have always had an interest in journalism and being at the forefront of reporting news. After the EU Referendum vote and the outcome of the [...]

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Mar17

Alumni Update: Amala Asokan Pillai

Amala Asokan Pillai 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 Singapore. As a business writer covering mostly Asia-centric stories, the chance to live, work and study in the other side of the world was one I [...]

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Mar07

News from the City University of London MA course in financial journalism

The Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation has received an update from Tom Felle at City University of London about this year’s MA course in financial journalism. On 12th February Dr Paul Lashmar gave a guest lecture on how to conduct a financial investigation. Francesco Guerrera, EMEA Head, Dow Jones Media Group, joined Anne Senior’s class [...]

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Mar02

Camilla Hodgson joins the Financial Times as a Marjorie Deane intern

Camilla Hodgson has recently joined the Financial Times as a Marjorie Deane intern on the newspaper’s companies desk. She was previously an intern writing about financial crime for Business Insider in London. She has already had several articles published in the Financial Times about topics including the global market for smartphones, Sony’s new chief executive [...]

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Feb26

Marjorie Deane Foundation International Excellence Scholars honoured at City University of London

The Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation would like to warmly congratulate this year’s Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation International Excellence Scholars, who were honoured at City University of London’s annual Scholarships, Bursaries & Prizes Reception on February 20th. This year’s scholarships were awarded to Rachel Connolly, Ben St Clair, Latoya Harding and Amala Asokan Pillai, [...]

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Feb20

Alice Fulwood joins The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern

Alice Fulwood has recently joined The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern writing about finance and economics in the London office. She was previously an economist at UBS in Singapore. Before being awarded the Marjorie Deane internship my best chance of being published in The Economist was to pen a pithy Letter to the editor [...]

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Feb13

Jane Martinson appointed as the new Marjorie Deane professor at City University of London

The Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane Martinson as the new Marjorie Deane Professor of Financial Journalism at City University of London. She will lead the MA Financial Journalism programme at City from the end of April 2018. Professor Martinson said: “I am delighted to be joining City, [...]

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Feb11

New York University MA students win scholarship awards

The Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation is pleased to learn that students on New York University’s Business and Economic Reporting MA programme won five of the six scholarship awards given in 2017 by the New York Financial Writers Association (NYFWA). The merit-based competition is open to any graduate or undergraduate student in the New York [...]

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Feb09

City University of London MA Financial Journalism students visit Brussels

Last month students from City University of London on the MA in financial journalism visited Brussels as part of their course to explore the challenges associated with reporting on Brexit. The Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation supports the MA course through funding for a professorship, studentships and support for residential trips abroad. The students made [...]

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