Andrew Leckey

Posted By Spring Eselgroth

The business journalism career of SABEW board member Andrew Leckey has included syndicated investment columnist, television anchor and educator, all affirming his commitment to improvement of the profession.

A syndicated investment columnist for the Chicago Tribune for many years, Leckey was also a long-time broadcaster whose positions included CNBC anchor and reporter. He is author or editor of 10 financial books published in the U.S. and abroad. In 2014 he was a Fulbright Scholar in China, lecturing on business and economic topics.

Upon launching the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism a decade ago, Andrew initiated free training and scholarships at SABEW conferences. He has been Best in Business judge for a number of years. As president of the Reynolds Center, he launched the web site, the visiting business journalism professors program and the Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism.

He is also the Chair in Business Journalism at Arizona State University Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. Leckey often lectures at foreign universities and is quoted on business and economic topics in news media here and abroad. He is a former Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Business and Economic Journalism at Columbia University and serves on its advisory board.

Follow him on Twitter: @AndrewLeckey


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