May 29, 2013 10:09 am

Eric Platt, Reporter - fastFT

Eric Platt

Eric Platt is a New York based reporter for fastFT, a new service from the Financial Times that provides market-moving news and views, 24-hours a day.

Tailored for the active news consumer, fastFT delivers up-to-the-minute reporting and comment in short, sharp and informed dispatches – giving FT readers the edge they expect and the agenda-setting analysis they rely on. It expands and deepens the FT’s existing content offering by adding a live and dynamic layer of news and commentary.

Prior to joining the Financial Times, Platt was deputy editor of Thomson Reuters Global Markets Forum.

Previously, he served as a reporter for Business Insider, covering markets, M&As, and corporate news. He has also contributed to the New York Times, covering education, as well as to Forbes and Fortune magazines.

Platt has a BS degree from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Follow Platt on twitter at @EricGPlatt

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