May 20, 2024 12:44 am
WSJ’s Torry to report on the economy in the Western United States

Harriet Torry, a reporter with 14 years of experience at the Wall Street Journal, has been assigned to cover the Western U.S. economy from Houston, Texas. Previously, she focused on covering consumers in the U.S. economy from the Washington, D.C. bureau, where she also covered the Federal Reserve. Torry began her career at the Journal in Frankfurt in 2010 as a financial reporter and later moved to Berlin to report on the German government and economy amidst the eurozone sovereign debt crisis before joining UNC-Chapel Hill as Dean of School of Communications and Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism.

On the other hand, Chris Roush served as Dean of School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut after holding various positions in business journalism for over two decades including Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune and Sarasota Herald-Tribune. He is also an author of two well-known books in the field – “Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication” and “Thinking Things Over,” a biography on former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster.

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