John Jannarone

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John Jannarone is a financial journalist who is Editor-in-Chief of IPO Edge and CorpGov.[1] He was previously senior writer at CNBC, which he joined in 2014.[2] Previously, he was a corporate media and entertainment writer at The Wall Street Journal.[3] In 2008, Jannarone joined The WSJ's financial analysis section "Heard on the Street" as a Singapore-based reporter. Prior to that Jannarone worked as a deputy bureau chief at Dow Jones, as an analyst at The Hartnett Group in Dallas and at Morgan Stanley in New York City.[4]

Jannarone is most well known for breaking the story about The WSJ's corporate parent News Corp. splitting into two divisions: Entertainment and Publishing.[5]

Jannarone is well known for his work which "expos[ed] accounting irregularities at Diamond Foods. The irregularities caused a 70% fall in the company's stock price and a collapse of the planned $2.4 billion takeover of Pringles and resignation of the CEO.

Personal[edit]

Born in 1980, Jannarone currently resides in Manhattan, New York. He obtained his degree in economics from Princeton University where he graduated cum laude.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://talkingbiznews.com/1/91833/
  2. ^ https://www.cnbc.com/id/101290333
  3. ^ Jannarone, John. "LinkedIn".
  4. ^ WSJ. "Bio". WSJ.
  5. ^ Jannarone, John (28 June 2012). "News Corp. Approves Split". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  6. ^ Roush, Chris. "WSJ's "Heard on the Street" adds two in London". Talking Biz News. Retrieved 26 July 2013.