Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists

Julie Wernau 2011

Chicago Tribune

Julie Wernau writes for the Chicago Tribune’s business section, covering energy, green technology and manufacturing trends. Before coming to the Tribune in 2009, Wernau worked at The Day Publishing Company, a daily newspaper covering Southeastern Connecticut, where she was a multi-award-winning police/fire reporter. Her stories about a local predatory lending scheme led to investigations by the FBI and the state’s attorney general and the convictions of several co-conspirators. As a business journalist, she tends toward stories that explore the impact business and economic trends have on the lives of real people: employees, business owners and consumers.

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2015

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Heather Gillers

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Kate Davidson

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NPF Award Winner: Eric Morath

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NPF Award Winner: Victoria McGrane

Victoria McGrane

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WYNC, New York Public Radio

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Chicago Tribune

2010

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CNNMoney.com

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