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Laura Shin

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Covers:  business, science, culinary travels, innovation, career, global travel, debt, personal finance, technology, economy, business innovation, career advice, retirement planning, environment

Forbes senior editor: Bitcoin, Ethereum, crypto, ICOs, blockchain; Unchainedpodcast.co host; pitches cryptopitches@forbes.com; tips forbes.com/tips

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Biography

I'm a freelance journalist covering business, personal finance and tech. I'm a contributor at Forbes for the personal finance channel and wrote the ebook, published by Forbes, The Millennial Game Plan: Career And Money Secrets To Succeed In Today's World. I've also published stories in a range of...

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RT @ljxie: Be selective about which blockchain events/conferences you attend. There’s many out there set up to cash in on the… https://t.co/LsMrKf8kPA
@jaycaspiankang @RMac18 I see his face at least a hundred times a day. In one of his ads or emails he also used a quote from a story I had written that, in context, shows the person to be an unserious player in crypto but out of context just makes it sound like everyone will make money. I was so mad. 🤬
@RMac18 I also don’t trust emails that have grammatical errors like “must have went”
RT @RMac18: Yesterday, we published a story on the spread of fake information to affect the price of cryptocurrencies. One of t… https://t.co/9IFbFBI9Z9
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Part-time proofreader at Newsweek.com -- and that role quickly morphed into assistant producer.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To be a listener, to be a thinker, to be a storyteller ... and to try as hard as you can to employ wisdom in all three roles.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

via Muckrack or Twitter. My email is a pit of despair. If you send me a pitch there, believe me, it will not be found.