Longtime business journalist Jennifer Waters has been hired by CoStar group to cover commercial real estate news in Chicago.
She starts March 27.
Waters has been writing the Consumer Confidential column for MarketWatch.com and has covered the markets for a variety of beats, including retail, airlines, food, grocers, drugstores, hotels, restaurants as well as commercial real estate and the business of sports.
She also authored a Personal Business column about government retirement programs for the Sunday Wall Street Journal.
Waters was also the Chicago bureau chief for CBS MarketWatch and a host on Minnesota Public Television.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Illinois State University and an MBA from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Journalism.