Two Journalists, Two Paths: Harriet Torry’s Return to Wall Street and Chris Roush’s Business Journalism Teaching

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 based in Houston, Texas and will focus on consumer-related stories for the U.S. economy. Torry previously reported on the Federal Reserve and has experience covering consumer-related stories from the Washington, D.C. bureau. She 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.

On the other hand, Chris Roush is currently serving as the dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. Prior to 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 with two books under his belt – “Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication” and “Thinking Things Over,” which explores the life of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster.

In conclusion, both Harriet Torry and Chris Roush have extensive experience in journalism with different specializations – Torry focusing on consumer-related stories for the U.S economy while Roush serves as a business journalism professor with expertise in writing business and economics stories for mass communication.

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