Alumni updates from the Financial Times

Over on the Financial Times’ website, some alumni of the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation’s programme at the paper have been reminiscing about their time as interns: Andrew Bowman 2012 “The programme is a fantastic opportunity to learn about financial journalism through hands-on experience. It provides a good grounding in reporting on companies and markets, [...]

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Alumni Update: Eric Monkman


This summer Eric Monkman spent three months as an intern at The Economist’s offices in London, supported by the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation. Here he reminisces about how he came to apply for the internship and what his experiences at The Economist were like. The original Bagehot once admonished us not to “let in [...]

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Internship vacancy: Two Marjorie Deane Internships at the Financial Times in London

The Financial Times is offering two Marjorie Deane Internships for 2018 for six months each, supported by the Marjorie Deane Foundation. The foundation’s purpose is: “To advance the education of the public in financial and monetary theory and institutions and financial journalism in particular by the provision of work experience for students and young people [...]

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Internship vacancy: Marjorie Deane Internship at The Economist’s bureau in New York


Applications are invited for a Marjorie Deane internship in The Economist’s New York bureau. The award is designed to provide work experience for a promising journalist or would-be journalist, who will spend three to six months at The Economist writing about economics, business and finance. Applicants are asked to write a covering letter and an [...]

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Alumni Update: Interview with former Marjorie Deane intern Eric Monkman


One of this year’s Marjorie Deane interns at The Economist, Eric Monkman, has spoken to Melissa Heikkiläat about his experience at the newspaper. What have been the highlights of your time at The Economist? I was really proud of the story I did on competition between different legal jurisdictions. I got out and spoke to [...]

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Vacancy: Marjorie Deane Professor of Financial Journalism at City, University of London


City University of London is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic with a successful professional background in financial journalism as Marjorie Deane Professor or Associate Professor of Financial Journalism to lead the well-regarded MA in Financial Journalism in a fractional (0.6FTE) fixed-term appointment for three years. The post is supported by the Marjorie Deane Financial [...]

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Mervyn King meets students at annual reception in New York

In mid-January 2016 the Marjorie Deane Foundation hosted a dinner in New York, attended by Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England. Some fifty guests mingled at New York University’s Torch Club, who included current students and alumni from NYU’s Business and Economic Reporting Program, along with other professional journalists. The evening started [...]

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Alumni update: Manisha Jha

Manisha Jha, who was awarded a Marjorie Deane studentship for 2014/15, has accepted a job as a reporter for Bloomberg, in London. She was offered the post after earning a coveted spot on one of Bloomberg’s summer internship programmes. Manisha says: “As a budding business reporter from India, getting the Marjorie Deane studentship to pursue [...]

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Paul Volcker delivers the inaugural Marjorie Deane lecture

Paul Volcker, a former chairman of the US Federal Reserve Board, delivered the inaugural Marjorie Deane lecture on April 23rd 2014. The event, which was a great success, took place on the New York University (NYU) campus at the President’s Penthouse, which overlooks Washington Square Park. The evening was attended by current and incoming students [...]

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City in the Big Apple

On June 16th students studying on the MA Financial Journalism at City University started a week’s study at New York University’s (NYU) journalism department. This summer school – established through a generous grant from the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation - aims to encourage students to develop international perspectives on economic and business reporting, reflecting the increasingly globalised nature of [...]

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