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Reuters’ Luke Baker on building a career as an international business correspondent
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Reuters’ Luke Baker on building a career as an international business correspondent

By on May 24, 2012

Luke Baker’s career has taken him all over the globe to report on everything from film festivals and football tournaments to the conflict in Congo and the Angolan Civil War. Now Baker has landed in Brussels where he covers finance and politics and serves as bureau chief. He is also a co-author of “Untold Stories [...]

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Reuters’ Felix Salmon on finding your voice, confidence and a place in the blogosphere
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Reuters’ Felix Salmon on finding your voice, confidence and a place in the blogosphere

Felix Salmon has blogged since the beginning of the blogosphere. Now he has 110 categories of articles, ranging from credit ratings to climate change, and has established himself as a fresh, authoritative voice on the business beat. Salmon launched his journalism career in 1995 as a graduate trainee for EuroMoney, a UK-based monthly magazine covering [...]

UNC’s Chris Roush points to untapped business stories and offers simple tips to improve coverage
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UNC’s Chris Roush points to untapped business stories and offers simple tips to improve coverage

UNC’s Chris Roush on finding untapped financial stories and building a business journalism career

Economics reporter Tim Logan on juggling a complex beat and telling ‘people’ stories
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Economics reporter Tim Logan on juggling a complex beat and telling ‘people’ stories

For Tim Logan, being a successful economics reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch means taking important national economic issues and making them relevant at the local level.  Logan spent most of 2010 working on a series called “Can St. Louis Compete?” with his colleague, business columnist David Nicklaus.  As St. Louis began emerging from the recession, Logan knew [...]

Marketplace’s Heidi N. Moore on covering banks and the switch to radio
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Marketplace’s Heidi N. Moore on covering banks and the switch to radio

From breaking the news about Barclays buying Lehman Brothers’ investment bank to being a commentator in The End of Wall Street, Heidi N. Moore has been in the thick of it during the highs and lows of the world financial crisis. And while Moore has spent over a decade covering mergers, acquisitions, and banks for [...]

Investigative reporter David Heath on the coolness factor of business journalism
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Investigative reporter David Heath on the coolness factor of business journalism

After being assigned to write about the bankruptcy of a life insurance company early on in his career, David Heath found himself far from excited. Thinking it would be the dullest story he’d ever have to do, Heath wasn’t expecting such a relatively straightforward, uninteresting topic to become his first of many investigative stories. Turned out there [...]

The New York Times’ Charles Duhigg discusses his book ‘The Power of Habit’
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The New York Times’ Charles Duhigg discusses his book ‘The Power of Habit’

Charles Duhigg, an investigative reporter with the New York Times, recently released his book “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business.” The book balances the science of habits with examples of business and personal applications. Looking at the scientific aspect of habits, Charles covers areas such as the [...]

Award-winning journalist Mei Fong offers tips for reporting on Asia
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Award-winning journalist Mei Fong offers tips for reporting on Asia

While reporting in Asia for more than a decade, Mei Fong investigated the controversial backstage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, visited the site of debris after the Sichuan earthquake, and disclosed the hidden link between a small town’s brand-new factory and its climbing cancer rate. Fong’s commitment to finding the human story behind major economic [...]

The Arizona Republic’s Ken Alltucker on tackling the business of health care
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The Arizona Republic’s Ken Alltucker on tackling the business of health care

Ken Alltucker has covered the different faces of healthcare, especially focusing on business and technology trends. He believes healthcare is an intriguing issue not just because of the drama involved, but also because it’s big business. As a health and biotechnology reporter with the business desk at The Arizona Republic in Phoenix, his stories range from healthcare [...]

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