Christie Smythe Biography – Christie Smythe Wiki
Christie Smythe is an assistant managing editor at The Academic Times and a former Bloomberg News legal reporter. She has been an assistant managing editor at The Academic Times since June 2020. At The Academic Times, she oversees the coverage of scholarship in economics and biology. Prior to joining The Academic Times, she was an associate editor at The Insurance Insider from Oct 2018 – May 2020.
Prior to joining The Insurance Insider, she was a News legal reporter at Bloomberg. She had been a reporter at Bloomberg from June 2012 to August 2018. She was based in Brooklyn federal court and covered legal and regulatory issues involving companies and business people. She also covered actions by state attorneys general and the Department of Justice. She broke the story of the arrest of “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli in what became the most-read piece at Bloomberg, across all platforms, for 2015.
She previously worked at Law360 from Oct 2008 – Jun 2012. She held a variety of positions including reporter, senior reporter, New York courts correspondent and assistant managing editor. As an editor, she created and managed daily newsletters on corporate deals, project finance and private equity. Prior to that, she reported on developments in commercial litigation, with a special emphasis on bankruptcy and insurance. She also became Law360’s first in-house press corp member at Manhattan federal court and and was the company’s first full-time courts correspondent.
She is a Knight-Bagehot fellow in economics and business journalism. She did her Knight-Bagehot fellowship at Columbia University from Aug 2016 to May 2017. She graduated with a Bachelor’s in Journalism in News reporting and writing from the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Journalism. She attended St. Teresa’s Academy from 1997 – 2001, according to her Linkedin page.
Christie Smythe Age
Christie Smythe was born in 1982. She is 38 years old.
Christie Smythe Husband
Christie Smythe is in a relationship with ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli. According to Smythe, she and Shkreli started dating after he was incarcerated in 2018. She has frozen her eggs to be able to have a family with Shkreli when he gets out of prison. His scheduled release date from a low-security federal prison is September 2023.
Christie Smythe Ex-Husband
Christie Smythe divorced her husband to be with ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli. She told Elle she was living the ‘perfect little Brooklyn life’ with her financier ex-husband until she started covering Shrkreli for work in early 2015, when she broke the news of his arrest for securities fraud. Christie Smythe’s ex-husband warned her he was manipulating her and her bosses at Bloomberg told her she’d lost her professional impartiality but she pursued with their relationship, visiting him in prison and defending him on Twitter, until it finally turned romantic after he was sentenced in 2018.
Christie Smythe Net Worth
Christie Smythe’s net worth is unclear. Martin Shkreli has an estimated net worth of $70 million.