Glenn Hunter

Glenn Hunter

Expertise: Personal finance, Business journalism,
Title: News Editor
Education: Arizona State University
Location: Dallas, Texas


  • News editor at The Balance who sometimes returns to reporting
  • Veteran journalist with experience covering subprime lending, insurance, and other personal finance beats
  • Former editor at regional business publications named best in their categories by national media organizations nine times between 2003 and 2017
  • Freelance writer for publications including Fortune, the Los Angeles Times, and the Dallas Morning News


Glenn Hunter has written or edited thousands of articles over a four-decade journalism career, including on the savings and loan and subprime mortgage crises. Before bringing topics like tax policy and mortgage trends to life at The Balance, he edited the Dallas Business Journal, a weekly business newspaper recognized by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, and D CEO, a regional monthly business magazine recognized by SABEW, the Alliance of Area Business Publishers and the City and Regional Magazine Association.

As a freelance reporter, Glenn has written for publications including Fortune, Entrepreneur, The Writer, Texas Monthly, the Arizona Republic, the Albuquerque Journal, the Dallas Morning News, and the Los Angeles Times. 

Glenn has been a news editor at The Balance since March 2021. A native of Santa Barbara, California, he has lived in Dallas since 1997. In his spare time, he enjoys writing about politics, country music, executive leadership, and travel.


Glenn has a B.A. in Mass Communications from Arizona State University.

About The Balance

The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.