Axios hires Irwin as chief economics correspondent

Neil Irwin

Axios has appointed Neil Irwin as chief economics correspondent, overlaying the intersection of the US and world economies, markets and coverage.

In his new position, he’ll contribute throughout the Axios newsroom to AM, PM, Markets, Nearer, Capital and Professional, Axios’ forthcoming premium product suite for skilled audiences.

Irwin joins from The New York Occasions, the place he was a senior financial correspondent. There, he was additionally a founding employees member of The Upshot, a website for analytical journalism that supplied commentary on financial tendencies.

Earlier than the Occasions, he was with The Washington Submit for 13 years, the place he has labored as a reporter and columnist overlaying the worldwide monetary disaster because the Submit’s lead financial reporter and beat reporter overlaying the Federal Reserve.

He has additionally appeared on CNBC, CNN, the PBS Newshour, and public radio’s Market.

Moreover, Irwin has authored two books: The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fireplace and Methods to Win in a Winner-Take-All World.

Axios hires Irwin as chief economics correspondent