May 29, 2013 10:09 am

Alan Rappeport, Reporter - fastFT

Alan Rappeport

Alan Rappeport 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.

Previously, Rappeport served as the US consumer correspondent for the FT, covering the food and beverage industries, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare.

Prior to joining the FT in 2008, he worked at The Economist Group, writing for the Economist in London and CFO magazine in Boston and New York. His work has also appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Newsday, Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Rappeport has an MSc degree in economic history from the London School of Economics, an MS from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a BA in philosophy and journalism from Emory University.

Find him on twitter at @arappeport

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