Expertise: Wall Street | Advertising trends | Publishing industry | Marketing | Technology
Background: Kimberly Castro, managing editor of U.S.News & World Report's Money & Business section, came to U.S. News in the summer of 2008, taking on the role of deputy business editor. Before joining U.S. News, Castro was a managing editor at Standard & Poor's Corp., where she helped oversee content creation and production of numerous equity research products. Castro was also head of thematic research at Standard & Poor, and in that position she identified and developed trends, themes, and investment strategies. In addition, she edited and wrote for the company’s weekly newsletter for individual investors, The Outlook. A native of Pittsburgh, Castro received her bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the George Washington University in 2000 and a master’s degree in publishing from New York Universityin 2008.
Honors: Meckler Award for Digital Publishing, NYU Convocation, 2008 | Dean’s Fellowship Award,New York University, 2006-2008 | Thomson Group Scholarship,New York University, 2006-2008
Media appearances: Castro has conducted several interviews that appeared on BusinessWeek.com.