Wall Street Journal Veteran Harriet Torry Heads West to Cover Consumer-Related Stories, While Business Journalism Expert Chris Roush Takes on Dean’s Role at Quinnipiac University

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

Harriet Torry, a seasoned reporter 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 new location. Torry has previously covered the Federal Reserve and has a background in financial reporting, having originally joined the Journal in Frankfurt in 2010 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. Before taking on this role, he was the Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill. With a strong background in business journalism, Roush has worked for various publications such as Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune, and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. In addition to his professional work, Roush is also an 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.

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