The Top Personal Finance Reporters, Journalists, and Editors

Looking for the top personal finance reporters? We’ve got a curated list of over 100 reporters, journalists, columnists, correspondents, and editors…all of them work hard covering personal finance and investing.

This list was generated via Twitter search. So if the reporter isn’t using Twitter and identifying themselves as a reporter, editor, etc. they didn’t make our list. You can find their Twitter handle, main publication, and title in the searchable table below.

But first, we’d like to highlight some of our favorites – those reporters that have broadened their platforms and expanded their reach. Some have even graced the stage at FinCon.

Sharon Epperson

Sharon Epperson is a senior personal finance correspondent for CNBC, where she covers the economy, markets, investing, and personal finance. Epperson is a respected journalist who has received numerous awards for her work, including the National Association of Black Journalists’ Journalism Award for her coverage of Hurricane Katrina. She is also a member of the CNBC Financial Advisor Council and a frequent speaker at industry events.

Sharon sat down with FinCon to share how to create standout personal finance content! She also was a keynote speaker at #FinCon19.

Jean Chatzky

Jean Chatzky is the financial editor for NBC’s TODAY show and a contributing editor for Money magazine. She is a respected authority on personal finance and has authored several best-selling books, including “Money Rules: The Simple Path to Lifelong Security” and “Pay It Down!: From Debt to Wealth on $10 a Day”. Chatzky is also the founder of HerMoney, a digital media company dedicated to helping women achieve financial independence.

Jean has been a keynote speaker at FinCon several times. Watch her talk from #FinCon18 titled “The Business of Ideas.”

Liz Weston

Liz Weston, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and author of several books, including “Your Credit Score: How to Improve the 3-Digit Number That Shapes Your Financial Future.” Weston has been writing about personal finance for over two decades and is a frequent contributor to outlets such as NerdWallet, Reuters, and Money Talks News. She is known for her practical advice on managing debt, saving for retirement, and improving credit scores. Weston’s work has earned her several awards, including the 2010 Betty Furness Consumer Media Award. Her focus on providing accessible and actionable financial advice has made her a trusted source for many seeking to improve their financial well-being.

Liz Weston was a keynote speaker at #FinCon11 and has led several sessions, including this session, “What Will You Do for Money?” at #FinCon17.

Kathy Kristof

Kathy Kristof, editor of, is an award-winning financial journalist, who has written for The Los Angeles Times, CBS News, Inc., Kiplinger, Forbes and others. She’s the author of three books, including Investing 101.

Chuck Jaffe

Chuck Jaffe, host of Money Life, is a veteran financial journalist and nationally syndicated financial columnist whose work appears in newspapers from coast to coast.

Ron Lieber

Ron Lieber is the “Your Money” columnist for The New York Times and the author of several books on personal finance, including “The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money”.

Beverly Harzog

Beverly Harzog is a credit card expert and consumer finance analyst for U.S. News & World Report. She is also the author of “The Debt Escape Plan: How to Free Yourself From Credit Card Balances, Boost Your Credit Score, and Live Debt-Free”. Harzog is a frequent contributor to major media outlets such as CNN, Fox News, ABC, and NBC

Michelle Singletary

Michelle Singletary is a personal finance columnist for The Washington Post and the author of several books on personal finance, including “The 21-Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom”.

Jason Zweig

Jason Zweig is a personal finance columnist for The Wall Street Journal and the author of several books, including “The Devil’s Financial Dictionary” and “Your Money and Your Brain: How the New Science of Neuroeconomics Can Help Make You Rich”.

Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor is a personal finance journalist and editor for Reuters, and contributor to Fortune magazine where he covers topics such as retirement, college savings, and career advice.

Athena Valentine

Athena Valentine is the founder and CEO of Money Smart Latina, a personal finance blog and coaching business focused on helping Latinas achieve financial independence. Valentine is a passionate advocate for financial education and has helped many Latinas overcome financial barriers and achieve their financial goals.

The Full List of Personal Finance Reporters

Looking for a particular reporter? Please search our database and visit their Twitter profile to connect.

Full NameTwitter HandleMain PublicationTitle
Lucy Dean@thelucydeanAustralian Financial ReviewReporter
Elizabeth O’Brien@elizobrienBarronsReporter
Paulina Cachero@PaulinaCacheroBloombergReporter
Mackenzie Hawkins@mackhawkBloombergReporter
Jennifer Streaks@jstreaksBusiness InsiderReporter
Kathleen Elkins@kathleen_elkBusiness InsiderReporter
Jessica Dickler@jdicklerCNBCReporter
Greg Iacurci@GregIacurciCNBCReporter
Lorie Konish@LorieKonishCNBCReporter
Annie Nova@AnnieReporterCNBCReporter
Nick Dawson@NickDjournoDaily ExpressReporter
Zoe Yuqing Han@zoeyuqhanMarketWatchReporter
Kendall Little@kendall_little_Next AdvisorReporter
Liz Gravier@lizgravier_Shop with SelectReporter
Charlotte Gifford@charlotte_giffTelegraphReporter
Alexa Phillips@alexxaphillipsTelegraphReporter
Christine Dugas@christinedugasUSA TodayReporter
Veronica Dagher@VeronicaDagherWSJReporter
Ashlea Ebeling@ashleaebelingWSJReporter
Patrick O’Donnell@PodJournoReporter
Gail MarksJarvis@gailmarksjarvisBarronsJournalist
Rubina Ahmed-Haq@RubinaAhmedHaqCBCJournalist
Jean Chatzky@JeanChatzkyHerMoneyJournalist
Kathy Kristof@KathyKristofLos Angeles TimesJournalist
Adam Hardy@hardyjournalismMoneyJournalist
Renita D. Young@RenitaDYoungTDA NetworkJournalist
Lynn Beattie@MrsMummypennyUKThe MirrorJournalist
Michele Lerner@mvlernerThe Washington PostJournalist
Eugenié George,@_EugenieGeorgeJournalist
Andrew B@AJButton2Journalist
Andrea Murad@andreamuradJournalist
Andrew Hallam@aphallamJournalist
Beth Kobliner@BethKoblinerJournalist
Caroline Bloor@CaroBloorJournalist
Cameron Huddleston@CHLebedinskyJournalist
Dan Moore@DanMoore4Journalist
Emma Lunn@emmalunnJournalist
Faith Archer@faith_homeJournalist
Jill Kerby@JillKerbyJournalist
Emma Johnson@JohnsonEmmaJournalist
Cynthia Paez Bowman@joyjournistJournalist
Karyn McCormack@karynmccormackJournalist
Mike Naylor@mjrnaylorJournalist
Faith Archer@MuchMore_LessJournalist
Nicole Casperson@nicolecaspersonJournalist
Rachel Lacey@rachellacey77Journalist
Rachel Wait@RachelWaitJournalist
Robin Powell@RobinJPowellJournalist
Samantha Soames (Downes)@Samantha_DownesJournalist
Sam Richardson@SamRich91Journalist
Stephen Little@SteveLittle147Journalist
Sue Hayward@suehaywardmediaJournalist
Rita R. Robison@Top_Money_TipsJournalist
Zandile Chiwanza@ZaknowsJournalist
Amey Stone@ameystoneBarronsEditor
john kimelman@johnkimelmanBarronsEditor
Ainsley Thomson@Ainsley_ThomsonBloombergEditor
Kristine Owram@KristineOwramBloombergEditor
Darla Mercado,@Darla_MercadoCNBCEditor
Kelli Grant,@kelligrantCNBCEditor
Penelope Wang@PennyWriterConsumer ReportsEditor
Jessica Sheldon@jessmsheldonDaily ExpressEditor
Charles L Bovaird II@CharlesLBovairdForbesEditor
Doug Whiteman@dougwhitemanForbesEditor
Janet Novack@janetnovackForbesEditor
Roma Luciw@RomaLuciwGlobe and MailEditor
Cindy George@cindylgeorgeGoodRxEditor
Jonathan Clements@ClementsMoneyHumbleDollarEditor
Leonora GE Walters@LeonoraWaltersInvevstor ChronicleEditor
Sandra Block@sandyblockKiplinger’sEditor
Quentin Fottrell@QuantanamoMarketWatchEditor
Leslie Albrecht@ReporterLeslieMarketWatchEditor
Helen Knapman@HelenKnapmanMoney Saving ExpertEditor
Susannah Snider@SusSniderSmart AssetEditor
Gabrielle Monaghan@GabbyMonaghanSunday IndependentEditor
Sam Brodbeck@sambrodbeckTelegraphEditor
Rachel RickardStraus@Rachel_SpikeThe Mail on SundayEditor
Felicity Glover@FelicityGloverThe National NewsEditor
Rivan Stinson@RivanStinsonWashington PostEditor
Patrick M. Graham@PatrickMGrahamWSJEditor
Janna Herron@JannaHerronYahoo FinanceEditor
Charlie Weston@CWeston_IndoEditor
Brandon Ballenger@btballengerEditor
Courtney Mikulski@CourtneyMihoEditor
Ele Clark@Ele_CEditor
James Cowan@jamescowanEditor
Mark Jahn@MarkJahnWriterEditor
Martin Lane@martinlane86Editor
Paige Smith@psmith_writesEditor
Richard Beales@richardbeales1Editor
Rick Levinson@shortingwallstEditor
Kevin Peachy@PeachyKBBC NewsCorrespondent
Sharon Epperson@sharon_eppersonCNBCCorrespondent
Vicky Shaw@ThisIsVickyShawPA MediaCorrespondent
Chris Taylor@christaylor_nycReutersCorrespondent
Rupert Jones@rupert_jonesThe GuardianCorrespondent
Scott Burns@scottburnsSALDallas Morning NewsColumnist
Liz Weston@lizwestonNerdWalletColumnist
Chuck Jaffe@ChuckJaffeSeattle TimesColumnist
Athena Valentine@accordingathenaSlateColumnist
Warren Shute@warrenshuteSunday MirrorColumnist
Ron Lieber@ronlieberThe New York TimesColumnist
Beverly Harzog@BeverlyHarzogUS NewsColumnist
Michelle Singletary@SingletaryMWashington PostColumnist
Jason Zweig@jasonzweigwsjWSJColumnist
Lesley-Anne Scorgie@LesleyscorgieColumnist

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