Jun26

Former Marjorie Deane studentship holder wins a Gerald Loeb Award

The prestigious Gerald Loeb Awards for distinguished business and financial journalism were announced last night and a former Marjorie Deane studentship holder who studied on New York University’s MA programme in Business and Economic Reporting was a winner. Charles Rollet, who graduated just last month from the MA programme in Business and Economic Reporting, won [...]

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Jun04

New York University’s Marjorie Deane trip to London

Students on the Masters in Business and Economics Reporting course at New York University learnt about the fascinating issues surrounding Brexit with seven economists during the annual Marjorie Deane trip to London from May 21st to 25th. The economists included George Buckley, chief UK economist for Nomura; Linda Yueh, a fellow in economics at Oxford [...]

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May30

Alumni Update: Callum Williams

On May 16th Callum Williams, a former Marjorie Deane intern who is now The Economist’s Britain economics correspondent, was named joint winner of the Young Financial Journalist of the Year at the Wincott Awards, an annual set of prizes for British journalists.

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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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