Arjun Ramani recently began an internship at The Economist in its Business Affairs Department, funded by the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation. He writes: On my first day at The Economist, I found myself in exciting editorial meetings where writers presented and defended story ideas called leaders to the rest of the editorial staff. Such meetings capture… Read More Arjun Ramani starts at The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern￼
I recently started as US newsdesk editor at The Economist in New York, helping edit the daily news briefing and digital stories. My career trajectory so far is thanks largely to the Marjorie Deane’s internship programme. In the summer of 2018 I interned in the Economist’s New York bureau and then kept freelancing for the… Read More Alumni update: Kennett Werner
A very interesting article about the business of space tourism by Shyamli Badgaiyan, a Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist, has recently been published in the print edition of The Economist. For more information about the internships that the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation funds please click here.
Shyamli Badgaiyan has recently started an internship at The Economist in its Business Affairs Department, funded by the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation. She writes: I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunity to write for The Economist. In less than a month, I’ve been able to observe and be a part of the writing process, and… Read More Shyamli Badgaiyan starts at The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern
Calling all current and former interns and students of the foundation who are looking for a new career opportunity in 2021. The Economist is seeking a news assistant for its Tokyo Bureau. This is an exciting, multifaceted job that encompasses conducting research, arranging interviews, interpreting, reporting, and, on occasion, writing. The successful candidate will work closely with the… Read More Vacancy: news assistant in The Economist’s Tokyo Bureau
Calling former students and interns of the foundation who are looking for a new job in 2021. The Economist’s research team is offering a six-month paid internship based in our main London newsroom, ideally commencing in August 2021. The research team provides some of the data that appears in The Economist and helps to maintain… Read More Vacancy: A paid internship with The Economist’s research team
Congratulations to Amy Borrett, a former holder of a Marjorie Deane studentship at City University of London, who has just started a new role as a data journalist at Sky News. She has previously worked for the New Statesman Media Group.
The foundation has received this update from Amy Borrett, a former holder of a Marjorie Deane studentship at City University of London. “Having decided that I wanted to work in financial journalism, the course at City was the obvious choice to gain some experience, learn from leading professionals and to make great industry contacts. The… Read More Alumni update: Amy Borrett
Amy Borrett is a graduate of the MA course in financial journalism at City University of London and now works as a data journalist at the New Statesman Media Group. She tweets at @amy_borrett You can find more about applying for City University’s MA course in financial journalism at their online prospectus. What do financial… Read More What do financial journalists do? An interview with Amy Borrett
We have received this alumni update from Martin Adams, who was a Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist in 2009: “It is clichéd but true to say that being a Marjorie Deane intern changed my life. That three-month stint in 2009 opened the way to a decade and counting of rewarding work with The Economist… Read More Alumni Update: Martin Adams