Kristin Myers

Kristin Myers

Expertise: Business, Global Markets, Finance, Politics
Education: Cardiff University, University of Pennsylvania
Location: New York, New York


  • Former Editor-in-Chief of The Balance
  • Former Yahoo Finance reporter, anchor, and host
  • Award-winning journalist, who helped launch Al Jazeera America
  • Has worked with Bloomberg News, MSNBC, and others, in the U.S. and abroad


Kristin Myers is an award-winning journalist, producer, and former Editor-in-Chief of The Balance.

Before joining The Balance, Kristin was a senior writer at Yahoo Finance and anchor of Yahoo Finance Live. She hosted Yahoo Finance Live daily, and was one of the creators and hosts of “A Time for Change,” a weekly program that explores race, diversity, and inclusion in the world of business, finance, and politics.

Earlier in her career, Kristin helped launch Al Jazeera America, where she produced high-profile guest segments and was part of field teams for special coverage, including the riots in Ferguson, and the funeral of Nelson Mandela in South Africa.

She has also worked with other news organizations including Bloomberg News, MSNBC, and others, in the U.S. and abroad.


Kristin holds a master of arts in international journalism from Cardiff University, and a bachelor of arts in English from the University of Pennsylvania.

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.