Kate Kelly

Kate Kelly is a reporter for The New York Times covering Wall Street, its influence and inner workings. She is also an experienced television broadcaster and the author of “Street Fighters,” the bestselling account of the bank failure that touched off the financial crisis. Her work touches on banks, hedge funds, market irregularities, crucial players and how financial policy is shaped.

Ms. Kelly has been covering finance for nearly 20 years, starting at the New York Observer in the late 1990s. She spent a decade at The Wall Street Journal, where her investigative work on the New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Reserve and Bear Stearns won numerous honors, including the 2009 Livingston Award in the national category. At CNBC, where she worked as an on-air reporter for six years, she was recognized for her explanatory journalism on trading and social media.