Robert Hackett Larry Birger Award 2018 Finalist

The 2018 judging panel chose to honor Robert Hackett of Fortune as one of two finalists for the 2018 Larry Birger Young Business Journalist Award.

Robert Hackett is a senior writer at Fortune, where he covers technology and business. He is a cofounding editor of The Ledger, Fortune’s fintech franchise, and a co-chair of Fortune’s Brainstorm Finance conference in Montauk. He co-hosts two weekly video series, Tech Debate and Balancing The Ledger, and writes Cyber Saturday, the weekend edition of Fortune’s tech newsletter.

Hackett has written cover stories on hacking, Bitcoin, and blockchain technology. Prior to joining Fortune, Hackett worked for Nautilus Magazine, TED Conferences, and Johnson & Johnson. He graduated from Columbia Journalism School in 2014, and he earlier received a dual degree in chemistry and English with minors in history and science & technology studies from Cornell University.

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