From Wall Street to Western U.S.: Harriet Torry’s New Economy Assignment”

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 focus on consumer-related stories for the U.S. economy from this location. Prior to her new role, Torry covered the Federal Reserve and worked at Deutsche Welle before moving to Berlin to report on the German government and economy during the eurozone sovereign debt crisis.

On the other hand, Chris Roush is currently serving as dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. He previously held a distinguished position as Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill, where he had a background as a business journalist and 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 who has penned several textbooks including “Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication” and biography “Thinking Things Over,” which delves into the life of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster.

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