Two Seasoned Journalists Head to New Economic Fronts in Houston and Unveil Their Pasts and Plans

Torry from WSJ to report on Western U.S. economy

Harriet Torry, a seasoned financial journalist with over 14 years of experience at the Wall Street Journal, will be covering the Western U.S. economy from Houston, Texas. Prior to this assignment, she focused on consumers and the Federal Reserve in her coverage from the Washington, D.C., bureau. Before joining the Journal, Torry worked for Deutsche Welle and covered the German government and economy during the eurozone sovereign debt crisis in Berlin.

On the other hand, Chris Roush has an extensive background in business journalism and has held various positions at top news outlets such as Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune, and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. He is also an author of two books: “Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication” and “Thinking Things Over,” a biography of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster. Roush previously served as the Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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