Charlie Herman is the Business and Economics Editor for WNYC News and the national morning news program, The Takeaway. He regularly reports on local and national business stories at the station. Charlie hosts WNYC's weekly finance segment, Money Talking and edits and produces the weekly tech segment New Tech City. Charlie joined the station in April 2010.
Prior to coming to WNYC, Charlie worked at ABC News for nearly 16 years. For more than five years, he oversaw the Business News Unit during the financial meltdown and recession. Prior to this position, he was the Deputy Bureau Chief in the Los Angeles Bureau overseeing news coverage for the western region of the U.S.
Before that, he was the Miami Bureau Producer from 2001 to 2003 where he covered events in Florida, the southern United States and in Latin America in countries such as Colombia, Cuba and Venezuela.
In 2003, Charlie helped set up ABC News’ operations in Baghdad. He began his career at ABC News in the Washington Bureau in 1994.
During his time at ABC News, Charlie won a Business Emmy for a series of stories for World News Tonight with Peter Jennings entitled “The Broken Pension Promise,” and shared an Alfred I. DuPont and a Peabody Award with the news division for coverage of September 11, 2001.
Charlie Herman appears in the following:
Friday, August 22, 2014
Friday, August 15, 2014
Settling on a definition can be as hard as finding an affordable apartment.
Friday, August 15, 2014
The recent flurry of spinning-off newspapers to be stand alone companies and what it means for the future of the news and the news business.
Friday, August 08, 2014
Fox's Rupert Murdoch gives up on his bid for Time Warner. Wall Street banks get dissed by regulators. And Walgreens decides, its not a Swiss company after all.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
New York City ranks sixth in highest median rent.
Monday, August 04, 2014
The controversial project shall be known henceforth as "Pacific Park."
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Friday, July 25, 2014
Upheaval as far away as the Gaza Strip and eastern Ukraine may hurt America's fragile economy. Plus, why many U.S. corporations are rushing to incorporate abroad.
Friday, July 18, 2014
And why, though Time Warner rejected his $80 billion offer, he might not take "no" for an answer.
Friday, July 11, 2014
After being ousted from the T-shirt-making retailer, American Apparel CEO and founder Dov Charney wants back in. Is this a template for other CEOs, or is Charney just the Kim Kardashian of the business world?
Friday, July 04, 2014
From the "Internet of Things" to drone deliveries to cell phone batteries that lasts longer.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
BNP Paribas will pay a record $8.9 billion fine. That's big news — but just how the case against the bank was pieced together is even more fascinating.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Why the little known Export-Import Bank is under such scrutiny by Congress. Is it an example of crony capitalism?
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Today, things are not looking great for the U.S. economy, which shrank 2.9 percent in the first quarter of 2014—the worst showing in the last five years. There may still be some hope—many reports show that the economy is expected to bounce back during the second quarter.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Before a new wave of unrest saw militant insurgents attacking the country's largest refinery, the country had been expected to provide the majority of growth for the region's oil industry.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Is the ultimate job perk a college education? Starbucks has announced that it will provide a free online college education to thousands of its workers, without requiring that they remain with the company.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Thursday, June 12, 2014
New Jersey has doled out more than $4 billion in tax breaks to businesses over the past four years to boost economic activity.
Friday, June 06, 2014
An internal investigation at General Motors into a faulty ignition switch concludes that there's been an 11-year "history of failures." In releasing the report Thursday, is this CEO Mary Barra's first step in changing the culture of the "GM Nod?"
Friday, May 30, 2014
As the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square approaches, how much the meteoric rise in China's economy has to do with the Chinese government's response to those protests.