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Berkowitz, former Newsday biz reporter, dies at 67

December 26, 2020

Posted by Chris Roush

Harry Berkowitz

Harry Berkowitz, a business reporter and editor at Newsday for two decades with a knack for distilling complex energy, finance and media stories down to their core, died Dec. 20 at his home, reports Robert Brodsky of Newsday. He was 67.

Brodsky reports, “In 1985, Berkowitz moved to New York Newsday’s Manhattan office, where he was a key figure in then one of the nation’s largest business staffs. He covered real estate, the oil and gas industry, advertising, marketing and media, including coverage of Newsday itself.

“Berkowitz would later be promoted to the New York Newsday Business News’ bureau chief before exiting in 2005 to become a manager at Deloitte Services, where he produced newsletters, wrote speeches and shaped internal communication strategy for the accounting firm.

“Since 2007, Berkowitz, who loved to travel and was especially enamored with Paris, worked as the personal finance editor at Bottom Line Personal, a consumer newsletter that provides advice from experts on a host of topics to its more than 400,000 subscribers.”

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