John Persinos is managing director of Personal Finance and its parent website, Investing Daily, where he supervises editorial content for all publications and ancillary websites. John also serves as managing editor of Global Investment Strategist and is a regular contributor of content for both Personal Finance and Investing Daily’s “Stocks to Watch.”
John has served as a staff reporter on daily metropolitan newspapers, including The Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel. He has worked on several international magazines, specifically as a staff writer at Inc.; an associate editor at Venture; and managing editor at Campaigns & Elections. He also has served as an online publisher of web sites, including Aviation Today. He has written extensively for investment-oriented publications and web sites, such as Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, StreetAuthority and Investing Answers.
John worked on Capitol Hill, as a press secretary to U.S. Rep. Byron Dorgan (D-ND). John also is the recipient of numerous journalistic awards, including the Royal Aeronautical Society’s prestigious “Aerospace Journalist of the Year Award” in 2001, in the category of “Best General Aviation Submission,” for his work as editor-in-chief of Rotor & Wing magazine. He has co-authored a book, Boston: In a Class by Itself. He also wrote a book on the media, The Confessions of an Ink-Stained Wretch, published in the spring of 2006.
John holds a B.A. in English, an M.A. in English Literature, and an M.S. in Journalism, all from Boston University. He also completed the Davenport Fellowship in Business and Economics Reporting at the University of Missouri (Columbia) School of Journalism.
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