New Economy Correspondent for the Wall Street Journal: Meet Houston-Based Harriet Torry and Chris Roush

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

Houston, Texas-based journalist Harriet Torry has been assigned to cover the Western U.S. economy for the Wall Street Journal. She is a seasoned reporter with over 14 years of experience at the paper, previously focusing on consumers in her coverage from the Washington, D.C., bureau. Before this assignment, Torry covered the Federal Reserve and has worked at Deutsche Welle before joining the Journal.

On the other hand, Chris Roush is an experienced business journalist who has held various positions at Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune, and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. He is also an author of “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 in North Carolina.

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