Financial journalist to be Ottaway professor
Financial journalist and editorial entrepreneur Rob Cox has been named the 2017 James H. Ottaway Sr. Visiting Professor of Journalism at SUNY New Paltz.
Cox will join the faculty in the spring of 2017 to teach an upper-level journalism seminar called “Financial Journalism and the Business of Media.”
Cox is the global editor of Reuters’ Breakingviews, the financial commentary division of Thomson Reuters. He helped found that publication in 2000 and guide it through its expansion into the United States in 2004 and its acquisition by Thomson Reuters in 2009.
He is a frequent contributor to CNBC and has written opinion pieces for The Wall Street Journal, BuzzFeed, Newsweek, USA Today and other publications.
Cox will participate in a question-and-answer event with SUNY New Paltz President Donald P. Christian at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 in the college’s Honors Center.