Harriet Torry Joins The Wall Street Journal as Western U.S. Economy Beat Reporter; Chris Roush to Deanship at Quinnipiac University.

Torry from WSJ to Report on Western U.S. Economy

Harriet Torry, a seasoned journalist with 14 years of experience at the Wall Street Journal, has been assigned to cover the Western U.S. economy for the publication. She will be stationed in Houston, Texas and will bring her expertise in consumer-related stories and her knowledge of the Federal Reserve to her new role. Torry originally joined the Journal in Frankfurt in 2010 as a financial reporter before moving to Berlin to report on the German government and economy during the eurozone sovereign debt crisis.

Chris Roush is currently the dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. Before his role at Quinnipiac, Roush served as the Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill. He has a background as a business journalist and has worked for publications such as Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune, and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Roush is also an accomplished author, having written “Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication” as well as “Thinking Things Over,” which explores the life of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster.

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