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Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman is the Business and Culture Editor for WNYC News. He regularly reports on local and national business stories and hosts WNYC's weekly finance segment, Money Talking. Charlie joined the station in 2010.

Prior 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 that, he was Deputy Bureau Chief in the Los Angeles Bureau and Producer in the Miami Bureau. 

In 2003, Charlie helped set up ABC News’ operations in Baghdad, Iraq. He began his career at ABC News in the Washington Bureau in 1994. Charlie has won a Business Emmy and shared an Alfred I. DuPont and a Peabody Award with the ABC News division for coverage of September 11, 2001.

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Charlie Herman appears in the following:

The Mystery of America's Vanishing Working-Age Men

Friday, June 24, 2016

Men between the ages of 25 and 54 are slowly vanishing from the country's workforce — and it’s been happening for decades.

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Wall Street Fears Brexit Consequences

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Wall Street is holding its breath for results that could send stocks plummeting and lead to a slowdown in the global economy.

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Your Job Shouldn't Be Isolating

Thursday, June 23, 2016

In a quantified world, the unquantifiable still counts.

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Uncovering What Could Be in Donald Trump's Tax Returns

Friday, June 17, 2016

The presumptive Republican nominee and self-proclaimed billionaire refuses to release his tax returns, leaving many to investigate what they could be hiding.

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Keeping Artists in New York City

Friday, June 10, 2016

A city faced with growing wealth inequality risks losing the people who've helped define it as a vibrant cultural capital.

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What to Do When Your Employee Asks for a Raise

Thursday, June 09, 2016

The next time an employee asks for a raise, don't panic. Have a plan.

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The New York Philharmonic Celebrates its 2016 Biennial

Friday, June 03, 2016

The three-week long NY Biennial put on by the New York Philharmonic brings contemporary and modern classical music to New Yorkers.

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The Gender Pay Gap: It's Still a Thing

Friday, June 03, 2016

It’s 2016 and many working women are still making less money than their male counterparts — in both lower-paying jobs and white collar positions.

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Review: Holy Moholy!

Friday, May 27, 2016

A new exhibit at the Guggenheim explores the life's work of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, an artist who defied every boundary.

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Getting Away With Insider Trading

Friday, May 27, 2016

Nowadays, when it comes to making money based on insider tips, what's legal and what isn't may not be what you think.

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Start Talking About Race at Work

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Race, religion and politics: the trifecta of workplace topic taboos. We're here to tell you, it's time to start talking about race. Here's some advice on how.

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LendingClub and the Future of Online Lending

Friday, May 20, 2016

The online lender that promised to disrupt banking stumbles, casting doubt on the entire industry.

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Government's Role in the Rise of the Financial Sector

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Over the past forty years, regulators and elected officials have made decisions that have led to enormous growth in the size and power of today's financial sector.

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Making Money by Moving Money Around

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Many companies rely on finance engineering to make profits instead of making and selling goods and services.

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Merce Cunningham Dance Once Considered Lost, Found

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

WNYC
The Baryshnikov Arts Center presents early works by Merce Cunningham, including a dance that hasn't been seen or performed in more than 50 years.

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How Finance Took Over American Business

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

A sector that is supposed to be a helpmate for business has come to dominate it — leaving many Americans behind.

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Cirque’s Plot to Conquer Broadway

Friday, May 13, 2016

Audiences are getting a chance to see the show before it officially opens later this month. What do they think?

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The Productivity Conundrum

Friday, May 13, 2016

Wages are up and people are getting jobs, but the economy is still sluggish. Is the problem that we aren't as productive as we used to be?

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Risky Business

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Cirque du Soleil's plans for a Broadway show pose professional, creative and physical risks.

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5 Questions You Shouldn't Ask

Thursday, May 12, 2016

A bad question can can come off as confrontational and kill your co-workers' motivation. So, how you do ask smarter ones? 

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