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Charlie Herman

Business and Economics Editor

Charlie Herman is the Business and Economics 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:

Review: Nicole Eisenman’s 'Al-ugh-ories'

Friday, May 06, 2016

The show inserts the "ugh" into all the "aah's" of art history and mingles humor with actual attempts at beauty. 

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Obama's Corporate Merger Crackdown

Friday, May 06, 2016

Comcast, Pfizer and Halliburton have all wanted to buy other companies — and they’ve all been thwarted by government regulators.

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Man and Machine Join Forces at Met’s Fashion Exhibit

Thursday, May 05, 2016

The Costume Institute's "Manus x Machina" showcases the use of technology in couture.

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Tony Nominations: Nothing but Love for 'Hamilton'

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

In case getting tickets wasn’t hard enough.

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Millennials, We Hardly Know You

Friday, April 29, 2016

What you think you know about Millennials might be wrong. Here's the truth about those 29-year-olds, and how they're affecting the economy.

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Get Credit for Your Ideas (Instead of Fuming at Your Desk)

Thursday, April 28, 2016

People take credit for all sort of things they didn’t do. Sometimes it’s intentional; sometimes it's not. Either way, it’s really annoying. What do you do when it happens to you?

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Theranos Tested

Friday, April 22, 2016

The billion-dollar, blood testing company is under federal investigation.

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The New York Primary: Where Politicians and Wall Street Collide

Friday, April 15, 2016

In an unlikely turn of events, New York's primary matters. So what happens when campaigns that bash bankers and "big money" come to Wall Street's home turf?

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How to Give a Work Reference (and When Not To)

Thursday, April 14, 2016

It might be trickier than you think. Here are some steps you should take before saying “yes" to someone asking you to be a reference for a job.

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The Economy in 2016, Illuminated

Friday, April 08, 2016

The Takeaway's John Hockenberry joins host Charlie Herman to digest a week's worth of conversations about the global economy.

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The $15 Minimum Wage Increase Is a Victory for New York Workers — Sort Of

Friday, April 01, 2016

Minimum wage workers in New York City will see their pay rise to $15 an hour by the end of 2018. But outside of the city, the increase will be much slower.

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What About My Points? Marriott Poised to Buy Starwood

Friday, April 01, 2016

Now that the Chinese insurance company, Anbang, walked away from its top bid for the hotel chain, Marriott has the highest (and only) offer. What happens next?

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Casting on Broadway, and the Case of Hamilton

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The Broadway musical Hamilton is facing backlash over a casting call seeking "non-white" performers.

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Knocking Out the Office Bully

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Understanding the office bully's motivations and the context of their actions, will help give you insight into how best to respond.

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Cuba: The Race Is On

Friday, March 25, 2016

President Obama traveled to Cuba this week, the first visit by a U.S. President since 1928. What did his trip accomplish?

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Rise and Fall of Valeant

Friday, March 18, 2016

The pharmaceutical company has gone from Wall Street darling to complete disaster. 

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Why Brainstorming Rarely Works

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Contrary to popular belief, brainstorming sessions are not effective. But there are ways to find inventive and new ideas as a group.

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Trump, Sanders Criticize Free Trade and Voters Agree

Friday, March 11, 2016

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are tapping into voter angst about getting the short end of the stick when it comes jobs and wages in global free trade deals.

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Populism, It's Not Just American Anymore

Friday, March 04, 2016

Britons are also expressing frustrations over immigration, the economy, and their elected leaders. The outcome there could have significant repercussions for Europe (and the U.S.).

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Co-Workers Drive You Crazy? It Might Be You

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Managing workers you don't like can unleash your dark side. But there's a way to take advantage of that scenario without getting unhinged. Hint: It starts with a change in you.

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