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Andy Blye

Andy is currently a banking and technology reporter at the Phoenix Business Journal who also lead reports on AZ Inno covering startups and innovation. He graduated from ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism with a master’s degree in investigative journalism in 2020 and is a returned Peace Corps volunteer.

My Latest Articles

Passive investment for journalists

What is Passive Investing? The first step in understanding passive investing, is to understand active investing. Active investing is the standard, and what most people think of when they hear

4 technology terms journalists need to know

In our ever-advancing technological world, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of terminology. Understanding these words and phrases is essential for business coverage since AI is everywhere. This

Crash course Federal Reserve: Part two

The Federal Reserve System, Part Two Tools and Relevance in Reporting This is part two of a series about the Federal Reserve System. You can view part one here. William

Crash course Federal Reserve: Part one

The Federal Reserve System, Part One History, Purpose and Structure The Federal Reserve System is a quasi-government body that impacts the lives of every citizen each day, yet most people

Navigating the IT Channel

Generally speaking, there are two avenues for selling products: Business to consumer (B2C) and business to business (B2B). Most large information technology (IT) companies get significant portions of the revenue

Pop-up Halloween store story ideas

As we approach Halloween, you’ve probably noticed a few vacant buildings in your neighborhood that are suddenly no longer vacant. Pop-up Halloween stores sweep into town, set up shop and

Covering collector’s items

The concept of value is essential in business reporting, but very hard to comprehend. At a base level, why is one thing more valuable than another? Every person, government and

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