Bloomberg senior writer Onaran among those laid off

Yalman Onaran

Bloomberg News senior writer Yalman Onaran was among the staffers laid off this week.

He joined the company in 1998, originally as the Turkey bureau chief.

Onaran is the author of the 2011 book called “Zombie Banks: How Broken Banks and Debtor Nations are Crippling the Global Economy,” published by John Wiley and Bloomberg Press.

He also covered Wall Street investment banks and was a senior writer at Bloomberg Markets magazine. He’s been a senior writer since 2010, writing about investment banks, international and domestic financial regulation.

Before Bloomberg, Onaran worked for the Associated Press and the Committee to Protect Journalists.