Amy Wu wrote the Movers & Shakers column at The Deal LLC from 2006 to 2008. She spent 14 years in the newsroom and as a reporter at Time magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle before moving into academia and teaching journalism. She spent six of those years working in […]
Reynolds Center presenters
Roddy Boyd is an investigative reporter and founder of the Southern Investigative Reporting Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing document-driven investigative reporting on publicly traded companies. In 2012, The Huffington Post named one of the 25 most feared financial reporters in America. His book about the near collapse of AIG, “Fatal Risk: A Cautionary […]
Rob Wells is a lecturer at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland and a former Reynolds Visiting Professor in Business Journalism at the University of South Carolina.
Brian Grow is a special enterprise correspondent and editor-in-charge based in Atlanta for Reuters. Prior to joining Reuters in 2010, Grow was the project director for business and financial investigations at The Center for Public Integrity in Washington, where he investigated FHA mortgage lending with The Washington Post, and litigation finance with The New York Times.
Meena Thiruvengadam is business channel manager at Digital First Media’s Project Thunderdome. Previously, she covered the Treasury, Federal Reserve and economic news for Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal in Washington.
Dianna Hunt is the watchdog/news editor at The Daily Advertiser in Lafayette, La., and former investigative reporter for the Houston Chronicle and The Star-Telegram in Fort Worth. She also worked as a local government editor, assistant business editor and assistant features editor at the Star-Telegram, and as a reporter for the Dallas Morning News and the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
Mark Horvit is the executive director of Investigative Reporters & Editors. He oversees training, conferences and services for more than 4,300 members worldwide, and for programs including the National Institute of Computer-Assisted Reporting (NICAR) and DocumentCloud.
Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab is a freelance journalist who shared the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting with Barstow. Xanic, as she’s known to colleagues, has worked for two decades as a reporter in Mexico. As a reporter with Siglo 21 newspaper in Guadalajara, she looked into the causes of a gasoline-leak explosion that destroyed several kilometers of homes.
David Barstow, a senior writer at The New York Times, is the winner of three Pulitzer Prizes. In 2013, he and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for “Wal-Mart Abroad,’’ a series that exposed Wal-Mart’s aggressive use of bribery to fuel its rapid expansion in Mexico.