Alina Selyukh Alina Selyukh is a business correspondent at NPR, where she follows the path of the retail and tech industries, tracking how America's biggest companies are influencing the way we spend our time, money, and energy.
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Alina Selyukh

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Alina Selyukh is a business correspondent at NPR, where she follows the path of the retail and tech industries, tracking how America's biggest companies are influencing the way we spend our time, money, and energy.

Before joining NPR in October 2015, Selyukh spent five years at Reuters, where she covered tech, telecom and cybersecurity policy, campaign finance during the 2012 election cycle, health care policy and the Food and Drug Administration, and a bit of financial markets and IPOs.

Selyukh began her career in journalism at age 13, freelancing for a local television station and several newspapers in her home town of Samara in Russia. She has since reported for CNN in Moscow, ABC News in Nebraska, and NationalJournal.com in Washington, D.C. At her alma mater, Selyukh also helped in the production of a documentary for NET Television, Nebraska's PBS station.

She received a bachelor's degree in broadcasting, news-editorial and political science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Celebrations Abound In Nation's Capital On Inauguration Day

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Biden To Call For Raising Federal Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour

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Workers at an Amazon fulfillment center on Staten Island in New York City and across the U.S. have not been unionized. That could change in Alabama. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Shoppers walk past a "Sale" sign outside a store at the Easton Town Center Mall in Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 7. Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Tech Giants Join Corporate Reckoning Over Political Spending

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After Years Of Activism, More Than 200 Google Employees Form A Union

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After Shopping And Shipping Crush Come Record Returns

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Kathleen Murray gave family members Advent calendars that, alongside candy, included hand sanitizer and masks. "It's the closest thing to safety that you can give them," she said. Nicholas Murray hide caption

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For Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me ... Hand Sanitizer, Because It's 2020

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A worker pulls a pallet jack with plastic crates at an Amazon warehouse in Robbinsville, N.J. The company is facing its biggest labor battle yet with a unionization vote expected at a facility in Alabama. Bess Adler/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Shoppers walk through Macy's in New York on Black Friday last month. Retail sales declined 1.1% in November, according to the Commerce Department. Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Retail Spending Declined The Most Since Historic Plunge In April

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Robi Hamilton and Andrew Mentzel's careers were just starting in Austin, Texas, when the pandemic started. Both have spent most of their adult lives living paycheck-to-paycheck. Mary Inhea Kang for NPR hide caption

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Paycheck-To-Paycheck Nation: Why Even Americans With Higher Income Struggle With Bills

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