NY Times Hires Kate Kelly

She joins from CNBC.

Kate_KellyThe New York Times has hired Kate Kelly to cover Wall Street for its business desk.

Kelly most recently worked for CNBC as a reporter covering the same beat. She had been with CNBC since 2010. Kelly previously served as a reporter fro The Wall Street Journal and The Observer.

“You may know her for coverage of hedge funds on CNBC,” wrote Times business editor Dean Murphy, in a memo. “Or for having won multiple awards for hard-hitting finance reporting at The Wall Street Journal. Or for being the best-selling author of a book on the final days of Bear Stearns. Kate Kelly is a business journalist extraordinaire, and I’m excited to announce that she is coming to the Times.”