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Jessica Toonkel

Reporter

Jessica Toonkel covers media and telecom for The Information. Before that, she spent seven years at Reuters covering a range of topics including media, advertising, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. At Reuters, she consistently broke news on major deals, executive changes and corporate strategies at traditional media companies like Viacom and CBS as well as technology companies such as Facebook and Amazon. She was nominated as Text Journalist of the Year in 2017 for consistently breaking news on the media beat. In 2012, she was part of a team that was nominated as a Gerald Loeb Award finalist for Reuters’ coverage of the Facebook IPO. Before joining Reuters, Jessica spent years covering funds and investing for a number of publications including InvestmentNews, American Banker and Institutional Investor. She has won a number of awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. A graduate of Vassar College, Jessica is a native New Yorker now living in Brooklyn.

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Photo by Bloomberg
Samsung QLED televisions on display at the company's Digital Plaza store in Seoul. Photo by Bloomberg.
AWS CEO Andy Jassy and WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar. Photos by Bloomberg
BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti. Photo by Bloomberg
Clockwise from top-left: Jane Wiseman (photo courtesy of Netflix), Kevin Reilly (photo by Shutterstock), Nina Wolarsky (photo courtesy of Netflix), Sofia Chang (photo courtesy of WarnerMedia), Amy Emmerich (photo provided by Ms. Emmerich), Marc Debevoise (photo courtesy of CBS), Chris Spadaccini (photo courtesy of HBO)