Jim Zarroli Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.
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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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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. faces criticism of his handling of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein and a case involving the Trump SoHo development in New York City. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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New York District Attorney On The Defense Over Handling Of Weinstein Allegations

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Storm-Battered U.S. Economy Lost 33,000 Jobs In September

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President Trump tosses paper towels into a crowd as he hands out supplies Tuesday in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, where he went to survey hurricane damage. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump's Remarks About Erasing Puerto Rico's Debt Jolt The Markets

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State officials, including New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, could play a powerful role, especially if the White House takes steps to thwart the Russia investigation. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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How States Are Banding Together To Take On Trump

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SEC Reveals It Was Hacked Last Year

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With Power Out, Many Florida Gas Stations Remain Closed

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People in Miami lined up to get gas during preparations for Hurricane Irma on Friday. Michele Eve Sandberg /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Hurricane Irma Nears, Gasoline Is In Short Supply For Floridians

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Florida Suffers Growing Gasoline Shortage As Residents Prepare For Irma

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Trump Pledges To Withdraw From U.S.-South Korea Trade Agreement

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The Reason Behind The Recent Spike In Gas Prices

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Workers begin repairs to a wall that was lost in the wake of Hurricane Harvey on Wednesday in Rockport, Texas. Most insurance policies don't cover flooding damage. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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In Storm-Tossed Houston Area, Most Homeowners Lack Flood Insurance

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The damage to Houston's economy from Harvey's torrential rainfall will be by one estimate more than $30 billion, a staggering sum. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Economic Impact Of Harvey Could Be Felt Nationwide Before It's Over

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