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Barba moves to Bankrate as Senior Banking and Fintech Writer

Robert BarbaRobert Barba has left trade industry publication American Banker to join personal finance website Bankrate as Senior Banking and Fintech Writer and Analyst.

He will continue to be based in New York. He started his new role this week.

Barba previously spent 10 years at American Banker, starting in Chicago as a community banking reporter right before the financial crisis. He later moved to New York, where he was most recently Technology Editor.

Prior to joining American Banker, he was a general business reporter at Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers in Stuart, FL.

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I'm an Emmy award-winning journalist, who's worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. I've worked for Univision, Telemundo, CNN en Español and Los Angeles Fox and UPN stations before diving into a convergence model at the San Jose Mercury News. I was president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2004 to 2006, and inducted into the Hall of Fame in August of 2016. As an online news manager, I was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia and Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. In addition to running Media Moves, which I founded in June of 2007, I'm a regular contributor to Forbes and also do freelance work as writer, reporter and producer.
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