Alina Selyukh is a business correspondent at NPR, where she covers retail, low-wage work, big brands and other aspects of the consumer economy. Her work has been recognized by the Gracie Awards, the National Headliner Award and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
Before joining NPR in 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.
Previously, Selyukh reported for CNN in Moscow, ABC News in Nebraska, and NationalJournal.com in Washington, D.C. At her alma mater, she helped in the production of a documentary for NET Television, Nebraska's PBS station. Selyukh began her career in journalism at age 13, freelancing for a local TV station and several newspapers in her home town of Samara in Russia.
She received a bachelor's degree in broadcasting, news-editorial and political science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.