The Financial Times today announces collaboration with the BLOOMBERG TELEVISION® network to bring the FT’s agenda-setting Lex commentary to Bloomberg’s 200 million global viewers.
Lex columnists will appear on Bloomberg Television every weekday between 6:30–7:30 AM EST to expand on commentary addressed in the day’s column, providing sharp and insightful analysis on the biggest business and financial news. The featured segments will also appear on FT.com and the BLOOMBERG.COM® website.
On 28th September the Financial Times is launching Future of Investing, a series of agenda-setting articles, opinion pieces and features that will run across regular sections of the newspaper and FT.com until 17th October.
Building on the successful Future of Capitalism series from earlier this year, the Future of Investing series will see top FT journalists and guest commentators scrutinise how the credit crunch has shaken faith in the established models of investing and the challenges this poses for savers, governments and the financial industry.
The Financial Times has today announced the appointment of Alison FitzGerald as chief information officer, with overall responsibility for supporting the IT requirements of all Financial Times business divisions.
FitzGerald was head of development and service delivery at the Financial Times from 2008, where she established a track record of delivery on infrastructure projects including data centre migration, virtualisation and strengthening resilience of services.
The Financial Times today announces the global expansion of its award-winning financial blog FT Alphaville. As part of the initiative, FT Alphaville will be extending its innovative Market Live coverage to the US, offering real-time financial commentary on Wall Street. The move is being led by Paul Murphy, Editor of FT Alphaville, who has now relocated to New York to drive the site from the FT’s New York bureau.
With correspondents now in place in Tokyo and New York, the core FT Alphaville team in London will be managed by the FT’s senior stock market correspondent Neil Hume. The site has picked up three prestigious Webby awards in the past two years.
The Financial Times is launching a global integrated ad campaign to support its Future of Investing series of definitive ‘post-credit crunch’ journalism.
The creative – an image of a telescope made from a copy of the FT – demonstrates the FT’s strength as a trusted guide through the economic turmoil. Created by DDB London, it will run in print and online from 28th September 2009 and poses the question, “Where are we headed?”