Ellie Ismailidou is an award-winning lawyer-turned-journalist, writer, anchor and producer specializing in business and finance. 

In her current role as Supervising Producer & Anchor, Ellie oversees Barron's and MarketWatch video - editorial, sponsorships and custom - airing on the Wall Street Journal Digital Network. She is also the anchor of Explainomics, an original video series breaking down personal finance concepts and advice, through graphics and animation.

In 2018, Explainomics won a Telly award in the online non-scripted video series category. Ellie also won Columbia Journalism School's Philip Greer Memorial award for outstanding financial writing. 

Ellie is a member of Fordham University's Adjunct Faculty, teaching Multimedia Journalism - news photography, audio, video - for students in the Journalism Major. 

Fluent in three languages - English, Spanish, Greek - Ellie's work has been featured on some of the most prestigious international TV, print and online media:

The Wall Street Journal Live, MarketWatch, TIME MagazineForbes MagazineFox News, the Financial Times, Huffington Post Live, cable news channel NY1, New York's WNYC radio, Baltimore's WBAL radio, U.K.-based ShareRadio, Canadian network CTVMicSpanish TV network Intereconomíathe Greek Village Voice edition Athens Voiceleading Greek newspaper To Vima,  Greek TV network Star ChannelDebtwire, and Alternative Emerging Investor.

Ellie spent half a decade covering the economic meltdown in Greece and Puerto RicoShe covered the Greek crisis at its peak (2010-2012) on the ground in Athens, Greece - which involved getting tear gassed a few more times than she would care to admit. A debt crisis can be fascinating but also devastating. Her stories have helped investors understand how and why cities, states and countries continue to fall into the same trap

Ellie is a lawyer-turned-journalist, with a master of science from Columbia University Journalism School. She also holds a European JD equivalent degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and was a member attorney of the Athens Bar Association in Athens, Greece.


...για ελληνικά Ελληνικά πατήστε εδώ
...para español pulse aquí
Ellie's work has also been translated into French, Italian and German.