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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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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This view of Tropical Storm Harvey flooding in Houston on Tuesday shows why even the storm-hardy Waffle House had to close two of its restaurants in the city. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Uber Must Find A New CEO After Travis Kalanick Resigns

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A "help wanted" sign hangs in a storefront window in Miami last month. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says nonfarm payrolls increased by 98,000 in March, far below analysts' expectations. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Firearms salesman Nathan Williams at the Outdoorsman gun shop in Santa Fe, N.M., on Jan. 5. Since Donald Trump's election, background checks have fallen three straight months from year-ago levels. Morgan Lee/AP hide caption

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'Democrats Are Good For Gun Sales': Guess What Happened After Trump's Election

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A refinery in Anacortes, Wash. In 2016, voters in Washington state rejected an initiative that would have taxed carbon emissions from fossil fuels such as coal and gasoline. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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What 2017 Holds For Technology News

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