OLD Media Moves

Geewax to join NPR from Cox as senior business editor

December 4, 2008


Marilyn Geewax, who has covered the national economy from the Cox Newspapers Washington bureau, is joining National Public Radio’s national desk as the new senior business editor on Dec. 15.

Cox announced earlier this week that it was shutting its DC bureau.

“After 24 years with Cox, it’s weird to be leaving,” said Geewax. “But I’m really excited about NPR.”

Geewax was the national economics correspondent for Cox Newspapers’ Washington Bureau. Before coming to Washington in 1999, she worked for the Cox flagship paper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, first as a business reporter and then as a columnist and editorial board member. She also has reported for the Akron Beacon Journal.

In 2004, Marilyn earned a master’s degree at Georgetown University, where she focused on international economic affairs. During 1994 and 1995, she studied economics and international relations at Harvard as a Nieman Fellow. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from The Ohio State University.

From 2001 to 2006, she taught a business journalism class as an adjunct professor at George Washington University.

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