Uri Berliner As Senior Business Editor at NPR, Uri Berliner oversees coverage of business and the economy.
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Uri Berliner 2010
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Uri Berliner

Senior Business Editor

As Senior Business Editor at NPR, Uri Berliner edits and reports on economics, technology and finance. He provides analysis, context and clarity to breaking news and complex issues.

Berliner helped to build Planet Money, one of the most popular podcasts in the country.

Berliner's work at NPR has been recognized with a Peabody Award, a Loeb Award, Edward R. Murrow Award, a Society of Professional Journalists New America Award, and has been twice honored by the RTDNA. He was the recipient of a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University. A New Yorker, he was educated at Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University.

Berliner joined NPR after more than a decade as a print newspaper reporter in California where he covered scams, gangs, military issues, and the border. As a newspaper reporter, his feature writing and investigative reporting earned numerous awards. He started his journalism career at the East Hampton (N.Y) Star.

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Golden Daka participated in many events at Morehouse College, but the pandemic prevented him from giving his commencement speech as class valedictorian. Ross Gordon hide caption

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'Nothing Feels Tangible': Virtual Is New Reality For Grads Starting New Jobs

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Members Of The Class Of 2020 Face A Brutal Job Market

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Until recently, Steven Kanaplue and Miriam Kanter were living in a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side with their dog Booey. The pandemic clinched their decision to move to Montclair, N.J. Norman Kanaplue hide caption

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New Yorkers Look To Suburbs And Beyond. Other City Dwellers May Be Next

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COVID-19 Pandemic Pushes Many In New York City To Suburbs

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Get A Comfortable Chair: Permanent Work From Home Is Coming

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More Lysol, No More Pens In Rooms. Hotels Adapt To Win Back Guests

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Questions About Business Reopenings And New Safety Guidelines

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More Questions About Business Reopenings And Safety Guidelines

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Coronavirus Updates: Protecting Workers During And After The Pandemic

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Economists say helping the health care sector, including through emergency financing to states and cities, is one of the steps urgently needed to weather the coronavirus crisis. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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