Biz journalist Mracek joins St. Louis Fed
Longtime business journalist Karen Mracek has joined the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis as a media relations coordinator.
She started on Monday.
Mracek most recently was a Federal Reserve Board reporter for Market News International, where she was also at one time acting managing editor for the global news service.
Mracek was previously with Kiplinger Washington Editors where she did business forecasting for The Kiplinger Letter. She provided commentary on a variety of economic indicators including employment, inflation, housing, consumer credit and trade.
She also worked at the Des Moines Register as the assistant business editor, where she covered banking and financial services, was a business reporter at the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson and led a regional business magazine in Eastern Iowa.
She has an economics degree from the University of Florida.