Milwaukee Biz Journal hires new retail and restaurant reporter
Sari Lesk started Monday as the Milwaukee Business Journal’s new retail, restaurant and banking reporter.
Editor Mark Kass reports, “To help introduce her to our readers, I asked Sari a few questions about her background, interest in business and her hobbies away from the office.
“Q: Can you tell us about your journalism background? ‘I reported for the Stevens Point Journal for more than three years, focusing coverage on local government and education. Last year, I relocated to southeastern Wisconsin to cover city of Racine government and higher education for The Journal Times. I have a degree in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a minor in sociology. Other experience includes internships in digital media, public radio and magazine editing.”
“Q: What generated your interest in working for the Milwaukee Business Journal? ‘Business is an area I have not covered extensively since entering the field. I look forward to the opportunity to learn a new beat and bring stories of interest to people who depend on the Milwaukee Business Journal for information.'”
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