Fact Checker

Resides In

St. Louis, MO


Bethel University, Columbia Journalism School


Data journalism and research


  • Former senior financial analyst at Minneapolis-based consulting firm.
  • Has worked at Investopedia since 2020 as a fact-checker.
  • Held editorial positions at a number of firms, including Business Insider, Employee Benefit News, and the St. Louis Business Journal, and has contributed to the Detroit Free Press and Columbia Journalism Review.


Maddy Simpson is a journalist based in St. Louis. She studied journalism and finance at Bethel University and worked in compensation consulting before attending Columbia Journalism School. She's worked on projects at the Columbia Journalism Review, Detroit Free Press, and currently is a fact-checker and reporter at various publications.


Maddy received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Journalism from Bethel University and a Master of Science degree from Columbia Journalism School.