A financial journalist whose typical style of reportage is often envied by many
Jeff Yastine, also known as JL, is a name today which is practically synonymous with a unique, insightful and revolutionary style of journalism. He is a man of notable successes that the investing folks love most and journalists envy of. He carries with him more than two decades of practical experience as a financial Journalist and stock market investor. His insightful and talismanic reportage has earned him a fair amount of respect and a great public image. His accurate and up-to-the-minute reports often prove to be a game changer.
He is currently serving as the Editorial Director at Banyan Hill Publication (earlier known as The Sovereign Society) since August 2015. It’s a network of global experts in investment, entrepreneurship and asset protection. He is also the editor of Total Wealth Insider. Apart from Total Wealth Insider, he is also a weekly contributor to Banyan Hill’s Sovereign Investor Daily and Winning Investor Daily. He is incredibly helping both experienced and novice investors understand most coveted business, economic and monetary trends by highlighting the profit-making opportunities for them in a very comprehensive manner. He works with a passion for enabling investors capable of making informed decisions about their investments that can accelerate the path of financial successes. He has a strong desire for the investors to obtain total financial freedom.
While he was pursuing his journalism degree – Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunication (Electronic Journalism), he demonstrated keen journalism abilities and a knack for financial and business matters by which he drew his inspiration to move in this direction of his career.
After finishing up his bachelor’s degree, he started his career in 1993 as a senior correspondent at Nightly Business Report (PBS) and served till 2010 where his job was to find great and useful stories on business, economic and financial trends, and to tell all those stories to NBR’s audience through the eyes of investors and businessmen. During his tenure, he took up two trips to Cuba, first in 1995 and second in 2003, for the purpose of reporting on Cuba’s flirtations with private enterprises. In 2010, he also spent a week with Mike Malanga, a photographer, travelling along the Gulf Coast to report on the impact of BP spill on local economies and businesses. He spent a week in Biloxi, Pascagoula, St Christian just six months after Katrina to report on the economic struggles in the region at the time. Read more on Talk Markets
Further, He served, from 2011 to 2013, as the Editorial Director of the Oxford Club LLC where he oversaw the editorial development efforts made by freelance professionals and in-house staffers for financial newsletters for the club’s subscribers, premium reports and a range of back-end services. There, Jeff also consulted on club’s financial seminars, videos and marketing projects.
From April 2013 to Jul 2015, He worked with Newsmax Media, Inc as the Director of Financial Newsletters and Financial Intelligence Report.
His Achievements: As part of the team of NBR journalists, Jeff Yastine was awarded the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants Excellence in Financial Journalism Award. That exceptional accolade was a mark of achievement for his 30-minute special report on the United States’ bond market. Jeff’s report as a series of “ The State of Repair” on the plight of under-funded public infrastructure in the USA was nominated for the Business Emmy Award in 2007. That report was aired in 2007 which was only weeks before the tragedy of Minneapolis interstate bridge collapse occurred. That report focussed much of the nation’s attention on spending on infrastructure.