Columbia Tribune hires Joens as a business reporter
Philip Joens has been hired by the Columbia Tribune newspaper in Missouri as a business reporter.
Joens is currently a business reporter at the Jefferson City News Tribune, covering politics, agriculture, energy, tech, startups, retail, construction, housing, and other general assignment stories including sports, education and health care.
He previously was a tech editor and reporter at the Pacific Coast Business Times in Santa Barbara, California.
Joens is a University of Missouri graduate. While in school, he worked for the Los Angeles Business Journal and Missouri Business Alert.