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Expert Insights from Harriet Torry and Chris Roush: Covering the Western U.S Economy and Teaching Business Journalism Students

BySamantha Nguyen

Mar 25, 2024
WSJ Reporter Torry to Focus on Western U.S. Economy

Harriet Torry, a seasoned financial journalist with 14 years of experience at the Wall Street Journal, has been appointed to cover the Western U.S. economy for the paper. She will be based in Houston, where she will focus on reporting on economic trends and issues in the region. Previously, Torry covered the U.S. economy with a special emphasis on consumer behavior from the Washington D.C. bureau. In addition to her expertise in covering the Federal Reserve, Torry has also worked as a financial reporter for Deutsche Welle and is well-versed in business journalism and economics reporting.

On the other hand, Chris Roush is a distinguished business journalist who has had an illustrious career in journalism spanning over three decades. He is currently serving as dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, where he previously held the title of Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Roush’s extensive experience includes working for several respected news organizations such as Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune, and Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

Aside from his work in journalism, Roush is also an accomplished author known for writing several books including “Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication,” which is a prominent business reporting textbook that provides students with practical guidance on how to write compelling business stories.

He also wrote “Thinking Things Over,” which is a detailed biography of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster. With his wealth of knowledge and experience in both journalism and academia, Roush brings valuable insights to his new role at Quinnipiac University.

In conclusion, both Harriet Torry and Chris Roush are accomplished journalists who bring unique perspectives and expertise to their respective roles covering the Western U.S economy and teaching business journalism students respectively

By Samantha Nguyen

As a content writer at newsskio.com, I weave words to craft compelling narratives that captivate readers and bring stories to life. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for storytelling, I strive to create engaging and informative content that resonates with our audience. Whether I'm delving into the latest news trends or exploring unique angles on various topics, my goal is to deliver quality content that informs, entertains, and inspires. Join me on this journey as we uncover the news stories that matter most.

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