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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 covering Bitcoin, Ethereum, crypto, ICOs, blockchain; Unchained podcast host; Forbes Fintech 50 co-lead reporter 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...

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.