Laura Shin Details

Laura Shin is a crypto/blockchain journalist and host of the Unchained and Unconfirmed podcasts. Shin is working on a book about the history of the crypto space to be published by PublicAffairs/Hachette.

As a former senior editor of Forbes, she was the first mainstream reporter to cover crypto assets full-time.

Shin graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Honors from Stanford University and has a master of arts from Columbia University’s School of Journalism.

Current Projects

Unchained Podcast, Host Unconfirmed Podcast, Host


New York, NY U.S.


Stanford University, BA, Modern Thought and Literature, 1993-1997 Colombia University - Graduate School of Journalism, Master of Arts, Science Journalism, 2007-2008

Previous Projects

Forbes, Senior Editor, 2017-2018 CBS Interactive, Features Editor, 2011-2014 LearnVest, Inc., Senior Editor, 2011-2013



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