Sportico hires Pelit to cowl finance and personal fairness

Asli Pelit

Sports activities enterprise web site Sportico has employed Asli Pelit to cowl finance and personal fairness.

She’s going to begin the primary week of July.

Pelit has been a Knight-Bagehot fellow on the Columbia College Graduate Faculty of Journalism for the previous yr.

She has been a multimedia journalist with the Voice of America in New York. She covers U.S. markets and reviews in three languages — Spanish, English and her native Turkish.

Earlier than becoming a member of the VoA in 2017, she labored at Vice on HBO and USA In the present day Sports activities. She additionally has labored as a correspondent in South America for Turkey’s information networks CNN Turk, NTV and TRT (Turkey’s nationwide community).

She coated the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the 2016 Olympic Video games in Rio de Janeiro and three Copa Americas (2011, 2013, 2016).

She earned a B.A. from New York College in journalism and Latin American Research and an M.A. from College of Havana, Cuba.

Sportico hires Pelit to cover finance and private equity