Kitco News - The definitive voice on precious metals

Kitco News has one of the world’s largest dedicated team of journalists reporting on the precious and base metal markets with accuracy and objectivity. We believe that our incisive and in-depth reporting can help investors make informed market decisions.

the world’s #1 source of metals market information

Kitco News 620 Cathcart, Suite 900
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3B 1M1
1 877 963-NEWS

John Dourekas
John Dourekas
Director, Information Technology and Media

1 877 963-NEWS, ext.1334
jdourekas@kitco.com

John Dourekas is responsible for developing and maintaining Kitco’s online assets and the overall organization of Kitco’s IT Department. He also leads content development and strategy for Kitco Media worldwide.


News team

Daniela Cambone
Daniela Cambone
Editor/Producer

1 877 963-NEWS, ext.1317
dcambone@kitco.com

Daniela Cambone is the anchor and producer for Kitco News. With over a decade of international experience, Daniela covers prominent industry events and interviews a number of leading analysts, financiers and political leaders for Kitco News. She began her career covering the Canadian financial landscape and later worked in Europe for four years, reporting on the political and financial scene for the International television station, Press TV. Daniela holds a BA in Broadcast Journalism and an MA in Journalism & Communications.

Debbie Carlson
Debbie Carlson
Global News Editor

1 877 963-NEWS, ext.1498
dcarlson@kitco.com

Debbie Carlson has been covering financial and commodities markets for nearly 20 years and specializes in metals, grains, oilseeds and soft commodities. She was Editor of Commodities News and Americas News for Dow Jones Newswires and Senior Managing Editor for Oster Dow Jones Commodities Newswires, the Chicago Bureau Chief and Futures World News.

Allen Sykora
Allen Sykora
Senior Reporter

1 877 963-NEWS, ext.1499
asykora@kitco.com

Allen Sykora has been a financial market and commodities reporter for 21 years, specializing in precious metals and foreign exchange for half of that time. He was initially with Futures World News and Dow Jones & Co. He previously worked as a general assignment reporter and editor for newspapers in Minnesota, Iowa and Alaska.


Alex Létourneau
Alex Létourneau
Reporter

1 877 963-NEWS, ext.3004
aletourneau@kitco.com

Alex Létourneau reports on the mining industry for Kitco News. He has covered various industry events, government mining initiatives and visited various mines. Alex hosts the weekly segment, Mining Minutes on Kitco News. He holds a journalism degree from Montreal’s Concordia University.

Neils Christensen
Neils Christensen
Editor

1 877 963-NEWS, ext.1526
nchristensen@kitco.com

Neils Christensen has a diploma in journalism from Lethbridge College and has more than a decade of reporting experience working for news organizations throughout Canada. His experiences include covering territorial and federal politics in Nunavut, Canada’s newest arctic territory. He has worked exclusively within the financial sector since 2007, when he started with the Canadian Economic Press.

Sarah Benali For interview requests and events, contact Sarah
Sarah Benali
Associate Producer/Web Editor

1 877 963-NEWS, ext.1314
sbenali@kitco.com

Sarah Benali is the Associate Producer for Kitco News. She earned a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance at the John Molson School of Business in Montreal. Prior to joining Kitco News, she worked in the Canadian banking sector and also covered emerging markets and microfinance news.



Analysts & Commentators

Our analysts and columnists are often featured and quoted in major American, Canadian and international publications. Our market news and analyses are often sought by leading business journalists because they are recognized as being authoritative, neutral and reliable. Kitco often finds mention in publications including: Bloomberg, CNN Money, Fortune, Forbes, Associated Press, Reuters, BNN, Marketwatch, New York Times, The Globe and Mail and The Wall Street Journal.


Jim Wyckoff
Jim Wyckoff
Market Analyst and Columnist

1 877 963-NEWS, ext.1497
jwyckoff@kitco.com

Jim Wyckoff has been involved with stock, financial and commodity markets for over 25 years. His experience and specialized training in journalism and economics enrich his popular daily AM-PM Round-up and his Technically Speaking column on Kitco.com.

Peter Hug
Peter Hug
Director, Global Trading, Kitco Metals

1 877 963-NEWS, ext.1372
phug@kitco.com

Peter Hug has been involved in the precious metals industry since 1974. In his segment For Pete’s Sake, Peter draws on frontline experience acquired over the years to provide a trader’s perspective on the market.

Kira McCaffrey Brecht
Kira McCaffrey Brecht
Technical Analyst

1 877 963-NEWS, ext.1526
kbrecht@kitco.com

Kira McCaffrey Brecht, has been writing about the financial markets since 1991. Posts during her career include Managing editor SFO magazine, Chicago bureau chief at Futures World News, market analyst at Bridge News and technical analyst at MMS International. She has passed Level I and Level II CMT exams from the Market Technicians Association.



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