Allana Akhtar
Journalist at Business Insider
New York City, NY 10009

I'm a reporter for Business Insider writing on work and how it's changing. Before BI, I've made stops at MONEY Magazine, USA Today and US News & World Report. Email me:


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Work experience
Business Insider
News Reporter

I report on job trends, career advancement, and the future of work for Business Insider. Email me tips:

MONEY Magazine
Writer and Audience Engagement Editor

I profiled numerous entrepreneurs and personal finance experts. I had a particular interest in diversity in the personal finance community. Numerous stories appeared in the print magazine, including data-driven reports on the best places to live and vacation. I also wrote our Daily Money newsletter, and laid out my own page in the print magazine.

The Michigan Daily
Senior News Editor

I was one of 5 senior news editors for the University of Michigan's student paper, the Miichigan Daily. I oversaw coverage having to do with university administration, campus life, and crime. I both wrote and edited on topic including sexual assault on campus, diversity initiatives, Greek Life scandals, and more. I won two awards for my work.

USA Today
Tech News Reporting Intern

I pitched and wrote 1-2 stories per day relating to the tech industry, Silicon Valley, and San Francisco. Two stories appeared on the front page of the paper. I also worked with video and social media teams.

U.S. News & World Report
Money Reporting Intern

I interned for USN's Consumer Advice team. I wrote on topics related to personal finance and career advice.

I am exact and make sure my work is mistake-free.
I am strongly driven to succeed.
I use my words and actions to help others without expecting anything in return.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Bachelors, Political Science
  • Writing
  • Data Entry
  • Excellent Communication Skills
Stories I've Written for Business Insider

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