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Fox Business and Business Insider Writer Alex Lockie Joins 1851 Franchise

Lockie joined the team as an editor in October.

1851 Franchise has added another expert journalist to our growing roster of storytellers and industry experts. Alex Lockie, formerly of Fox Business and Business Insider, has joined the publication as an editor.

Lockie comes to 1851 well equipped to support the magazine’s mission of crafting timely and insightful news, guides, interviews and stories covering every aspect of the franchise industry. As a senior editor at Business Insider, Lockie covered a range of domestic and geopolitical topics for the financial and business news publication. As a homepage editor with the Fox Business Network, he was responsible for writing, editing and arranging stories on with an eye toward growing the site’s audience. 

“We are always on the lookout for passionate writers and editors who know how to cover a story from the angles that are most relevant to our readers,” said 1851 Franchise Publisher Nick Powills. “We’re excited to tap into his wealth of expertise as a journalist as we continue to grow.”

As an editor at 1851, Lockie will write, edit and strategize content for every category on the site, including news, video, content marketing and special features.

“1851 has impressed me with some legitimate innovations in news writing and storytelling,” Lockie said. “I'm excited to join a team of insanely talented people who are finding exciting new ways to engage audiences.”