We’re psyched to announce that Lydia DePillis will be becoming a member of the Business desk as an economics reporter.
Lydia brings a mix of economics acumen, composing aptitude and vitality that make her a valued addition to the team. Due to the fact August 2019, she has been a reporter at ProPublica, investigating subjects which includes the inequities — among substantial organizations and smaller, amongst Black-owned organizations and other people — in the government’s pandemic aid efforts. She previously labored at The Washington Metropolis Paper, The New Republic, The Washington Write-up, The Houston Chronicle and CNN.
She is a graduate of Columbia, wherever she wrote for The Daily Spectator and a campus journal, The Blue and White, and experienced internships at Slate and The New York Observer.
Quite a few Situations colleagues are presently acquainted with Lydia, both from operating in the very same newsroom with her or from just admiring her get the job done. Rich Barbieri, who was her manager at CNN, suggests: “Lydia is versatile: She can include a work opportunities report, go deep on a subject and do field reporting. She enjoys talking to people about how coverage and the vagaries of economic forces trickle down. She is a truly very good human being and a satisfaction to work with, earnest but likes to giggle.”
-Ellen, Prosperous and Kevin