South Carolina paper names new biz reporter
Senior staff reporter David Slade has joined The Charleston Post and Courier’s business desk after 19 years as a government and general assignment reporter at The Post and Courier and other newspapers.
“Slade previously was responsible for covering Charleston city and county government, and for the past year has been writing a Sunday personal finance column aimed at helping average folks save money.
“Slade has been a newspaper reporter since 1992 and joined The Post and Courier in 2004. He has won numerous state and national awards for his reporting on property taxation and governmental affairs, and in March received five awards from the South Carolina Press Association for his reporting on the Boeing incentives, tuition increases at public universities and for his finance column.
“Prior to becoming a newspaper reporter in 1992, he was editor of a business magazine covering the international gemstone trade. Slade has a master’s degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois-Springfield and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Temple University.”
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