Financial Times Names Media Reporter

FT logo GThe Financial Times has hired Shannon Bond as its US media and marketing correspondent. Bond has been with the FT since 2008. She most recently served as a general assignment reporter covering the consumer goods industry.

“With a fresh take on subjects from the marijuana business to Starbucks, Shannon has established an entrepreneurial approach to reporting,” said the FT’s US managing editor, Martin Dickson, in a statement. “She is an innovative and creative force in our New York newsroom, and we are excited to see what she will do with one of our most digital beats.”

Bond will remain in the FT’s New York bureau and report to Matthew Garrahan, the paper’s global media editor.