Financial Expert Uncovers Layers of Financial Investment

Oct 82008

Chris Roush of the Hispanic Personal Finance Reporting Program in New York talks to participants about the different types of investing.

Chris Roush is founding director of the Carolina Business News Initiative, which provides training for professional journalists and students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also the author of two books about business journalism - Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication (2004) and Profits and Losses: Business Journalism and its Role in Society (2006) - as well as author or co-author of books about Home Depot (1999), Pacific Coast Feather Co. (2006) and Alex Lee Inc. (2006) He has also taught business journalism at Washington & Lee University and the University of Richmond. After his first job covering cops and courts for the St. Petersburg Times, Roush covered various business beats for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Tampa Tribune, BusinessWeek, Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Bloomberg News. He also was editor in chief of SNL Financial, which publishes newsletters and magazines for investors, and started a monthly magazine there called Insurance Investor, now defunct. He has been a contributing editor to Business North Carolina magazine since 2004.