Profile

I began my career in news at the BBC in 2000, working in the business news unit for BBC television and radio programs, such as BBC Breakfast News, Today on Radio 4, and the World Service. 

In reporting roles at magazines Euroweek (a Euromoney publication where I rose to assistant editor), and at the International Financial Review --  I wrote about the capital markets, bonds and loans, bankruptcy and restructuring. 
 
I covered the financial crisis at  Dow Jones & Co, writing about capital markets for their newswires, and The Wall Street Journal

I  joined the Financial Times in 2008 as part of the Capital Markets team. I wrote at the height of the crisis about corporate fundraising in equity and debt capital markets, distressed debt deals and financial restructuring. I wrote about the private equity and investment banking industry, and became the FT’s Mergers and Acquisitions Correspondent and lead FT dealmaking coverage globally.

In 2014 I joined Bloomberg News to  cover Hollywood and moved to Los Angeles, California. I write the business of film and entertainment. I focus on theatrical box office trends and news, from the perspective of Hollywood studios and exhibitors, deal making as well the rise digital streaming and virtual reality. I appear on Bloomberg TV and radio and contribute to BusinessWeek magazine.