Wed. Jun 19th, 2024
Torry from WSJ to report on Western U.S. economy

Chris Roush, a former dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, has an extensive background in business journalism. He has held various positions at Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune, and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Roush is the author of “Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication” and “Thinking Things Over,” a biography of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster. He previously served as the Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Harriet Torry, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, has been assigned to cover the Western U.S. economy. She will be based in Houston, Texas, and has previously focused on consumers in her coverage of the U.S. economy from the Washington, D.C., bureau. Before this, Torry covered the Federal Reserve and has been with the Journal for 14 years. She began her career at the paper in Frankfurt as a financial reporter before moving to Berlin to cover the German government and economy during the eurozone sovereign debt crisis. Prior to her time at the Journal, Torry worked at Deutsche Welle.

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