Jim Zarroli 2010
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Jim Zarroli 2010
Doby Photography /NPR

Jim Zarroli

Reporter, Business, New York

Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.

He covers economics and business news including fiscal policy, the Federal Reserve, the job market and taxes

Over the years, he's reported on recessions and booms, crashes and rallies, and a long string of tax dodgers, insider traders and Ponzi schemers. He's been heavily involved in the coverage of the European debt crisis and the bank bailouts in the United States.

Prior to moving into his current role, Zarroli served as a New York-based general assignment reporter for NPR News. While in this position he covered the United Nations during the first Gulf War. Zarroli added to NPR's coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the London transit bombings and the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.

Before joining the NPR in 1996, Zarroli worked for the Pittsburgh Press and wrote for various print publications.

Zarroli graduated from Pennsylvania State University.

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Candidates Want To Raise The Economic Tide To Lift Opportunity, But How?

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Clinton, Trump Differ On How To Create Economic Opportunity In The U.S.

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A City Looks To STEM School To Lift Economy, But Will Grads Stay?

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Springfield, Ohio, Launches Efforts To Restart Struggling Economy

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Wells Fargo CEO Testifies Before Senate In Secret-Accounts Scandal

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Clinton Promises To Help Create Manufacturing Jobs Of The Future

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Eastern Kentucky Tries To Keep Former Coal Miners From Leaving

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European Commission Orders Apple To Pay $14.5 Billion In Taxes

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Bringing Back Manufacturing Jobs Would Be Harder Than It Sounds

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Trump, Clinton To Deliver Economic Policy Speeches This Week

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