Green Market Report was founded in 2017 by award winning journalist Debra Borchardt, seasoned public relations expert, Cynthia Salarizadeh, and tech wizard Vince Pitetti. The combination of journalism and financial expertise from Debra with the media & strategic communications, marketing experience and cannabis insight from Cynthia has resulted in a partnership committed to delivering the highest quality financial, business and economic news for the cannabis industry. Green Market Report won a Gold Stevie award in 2020 for Wedsite of the Year.
In addition to award winning news, Green Market Report has established itself as a leader in targeted cannabis conferences that have become must attend events. The Summits consistently sell out and are known for the high level of content and stellar networking opportunities.
Green Market Report was acquired in October of 2021 by Crain Communications and the company is now in full expansion mode. The addition of more writers and editors will increase our content and confirm our position as the best source for cannabis financial news.
Co-Founder Executive Editor
Debra Borchardt is the Co-founder and Executive Editor of the Green Market Report. Debra began her career on Wall Street as a Vice President at Bear Stearns before receiving her Masters Degree in Journalism from NYU. She worked for 8 years at TheStreet with Jim Cramer before embarking on a freelance career dedicated to covering cannabis. She is an award-winning journalist and frequently appears as a speaker for conferences.
Breaking News Reporter
Adam Jackson covers the cannabis industry for The Green Market Report. He previously covered the Missouri statehouse for The Columbia Missourian and freelanced for The Missouri Independent, where he produced award-winning work. He most recently covered retail, restaurants, and other consumer companies for Bloomberg Business News. You can find him on Twitter @adam_sjackson and email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.