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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:

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

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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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American Ballet Theatre Kicks Off Spring Season

Monday, May 09, 2016

Alexei Ratmansky gets a mini-retrospective with productions of "Sleeping Beauty," a premiere of "The Golden Cockerel" and brand new work set to music by Leonard Bernstein.

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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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