Pat Rizzo has joined msnbc.com asÂ senior business editor/producer based in New York.
He comes toÂ the Web siteÂ from The Associated Press, where he was economics editor.Â Â
“We are thrilled to have Pat join the business team at the No. 1 news Web site,” said Martin Wolk, MSNBC’s business editor.Â Rizzo will report to Wolk. “He brings deep knowledge of the business world and a passion for covering a topic that we expect to dominate our news coverage for the foreseeable future: the economy.”
Rizzo joined the AP in 2004 as the day supervisor of the business desk in New York. He spent 18 years at Reuters in jobs as diverse as Money Desk news editor in London, Northeast bureau chief in New York and training editor for the Americas.