Uri Berliner As Senior Editor at NPR, Uri Berliner oversees coverage of business and the economy.
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Uri Berliner

Senior Editor

As Senior Editor at NPR, Uri Berliner oversees coverage of business and the economy. He has supervised and edited much of NPR's work on the financial crisis, the auto industry, energy and the workplace. Berliner has helped to build Planet Money, a prize-winnng multimedia team that covers the global economy.

Until recently, Berliner also edited NPR's sports coverage and was part of a team that won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

Berliner came to NPR in 1999 from California, where he worked as a reporter for 12 years at daily newspapers in San Diego and Santa Barbara. At the San Diego Union-Tribune, he covered wildfires, street gangs, the border and military issues before becoming the paper's economics correspondent. His feature writing and investigative reporting earned several awards.

In 1998, Berliner was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, where he studied business, history and economics. The following year he moved to Washington, D.C.

Originally from New York City, Berliner received his undergraduate degree from Sarah Lawrence College, and went on to receive his Master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.

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Crude Oil Prices Could Increase As U.S. Leaves Iran Nuclear Deal

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Saudi Arabia's King Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a photo during a welcoming ceremony at the Kremlin in October 2017. Last year, Saudi Arabia and Russia were the world's second- and third-largest oil producers, respectively. Alexei Nikolsky/AP hide caption

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Walmart Announces It Will No Longer Sell Guns, Ammunition To Anyone Under 21

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Dick's Sporting Goods Decides To Stop Selling Assault-Style Firearms

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Dow Experiences Biggest Point Drop In History

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A Big Drop In U.S. Financial Markets Drags Down Others

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Stocks Take Big Hit As Dow Falls 1,175 Points

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Fact-Checking Trump's Claims On Jobs, Wages, Infrastructure

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Alex Belfiori, 28, is a contract worker at Dick's Sporting Goods near Pittsburgh. An NPR/Marist poll shows 65 percent of contract workers are men and 62 percent of such workers are under 45. Lynn Johnson for NPR hide caption

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The Mystery Of Contract Work: Why So Many Guys?

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Holiday Season Seems To Have Helped Struggling Retail Industry

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Taxes: What Was Promised And What Was Delivered

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News Brief: Senate Passes Tax Plan, Puerto Rico Update

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Bitcoin's Rising Value Could Be Good News, But Might Not

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