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Forbes reporter hired to create biz journalism program at Ohio U.

August 9, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

Mark Tatge, the Midwest bureau chief for Forbes magazine, has been hired by Ohio University to create a business journalism program there.

Mark TatgeTatge had been an adjunct instructor at Northwestern University while working at Forbes. He will be the EW Scripps Visiting Professor at Ohio University.

Prior to joining Forbes, Tatge was a staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal, an investigative reporter in the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s statehouse bureau, and a staff writer for both the Dallas Morning News and The Denver Post.

He has written extensively about corporate misdeeds, starting with his coverage of the savings and loan scandal in Colorado during the 1980s. Early in his career, Tatge ran a small daily and a weekly newspaper in rural Wisconsin, winning awards for editorialexcellence. He is a past Kiplinger Fellow in Public Affairs Reporting at Ohio State University where he completed his master’s degree in journalism. He holds a bachelors degree from Western Illinois University and has completed two years of coursework towards his MBA. He is a frequent commentator on CNBC, CNN-fn, FOX, PBS and local talk radio stations.

He will remain a contributing editor at Forbes and Forbes on Fox during his tenure at Ohio University.

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