Dallas Biz Journal real estate reporter leaving for culinary school
Dallas Business Journal commercial real estate reporter Claire Ballor is leaving the paper to attend culinary arts school in Florence, Italy.
Her last day will be Aug. 23.
Ballor has been with the paper for a year. She previously was a breaking news and city hall reporter at the Dallas Morning News. Her work includes daily and enterprise reporting on sexual harassment in the workplace, the police ambush in downtown Dallas, Fair Park’s revitalization and the Dwaine Caraway scandal.
A native of Arizona, Ballor graduated from the University of Dallas in 2015 with a degree in English, while also minoring in journalism and international studies.
Ballor also has volunteered with Dallas CASA as a court appointed special advocate for abused and neglected children and also served in a similar volunteer capacity at the Child Crisis Center in Mesa, Arizona.