Pedersen leaving American Banker for a new opportunity

Brendan Pedersen

American Banker reporter Brendan Pedersen is leaving the publication for a new opportunity.

His last day is Friday.

Pedersen has been covering financial policy. He had previously covered the FDIC, OCC and financial tech regulation.

Before joining American Banker, Pedersen was a reporter at Kiplinger Personal Finance covering tech, money and health care.

Pedersen spent a summer working as a reporter at, which covers business news in Colorado, as a Dow Jones News fund intern. He graduated from DePaul University in Chicago with a degree in journalism and political science.

He also worked at Kiplinger one summer as part of the American Society of Magazine Editor’s summer immersion program.