Jim Zarroli Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.
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Jim Zarroli

Reporter, Business, New York

Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.

He covers economics and business news including fiscal policy, the Federal Reserve, the job market and taxes

Over the years, he's reported on recessions and booms, crashes and rallies, and a long string of tax dodgers, insider traders and Ponzi schemers. He's been heavily involved in the coverage of the European debt crisis and the bank bailouts in the United States.

Prior to moving into his current role, Zarroli served as a New York-based general assignment reporter for NPR News. While in this position he covered the United Nations during the first Gulf War. Zarroli added to NPR's coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the London transit bombings and the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.

Before joining the NPR in 1996, Zarroli worked for the Pittsburgh Press and wrote for various print publications.

Zarroli graduated from Pennsylvania State University.

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Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump, Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. stand before the rendering of the under-construction Trump SoHo Hotel Condominium in September 2007. Jennifer Altman/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Organization Cuts Ties To Controversial SoHo Hotel

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Tax Cuts And The Deficit

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A $25 Trump "gold coin bar bank" purchased from TrumpStore.com comes with a thank you card signed by Donald Trump's sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump. Nickolai Hammar /NPR hide caption

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New Online Store Is One More Way For Trump To Profit From Presidency, Critics Say

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Republicans in Congress have proposed a large cut in the tax rate that U.S. corporations pay. The U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., is seen here on March 31. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Is A Corporate Tax Cut Really What The Economy Needs Right Now?

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After Working To Avoid Taxes, What Could New Legislation Mean For Apple?

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President Trump, shown speaking to reporters at the White House, has called the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act a "ridiculous" law. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Used To Disparage An Anti-Bribery Law; Will He Enforce It Now?

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Trump SoHo Hotel Condominium looms over its neighborhood of Hudson Square in lower Manhattan. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump SoHo: A Shiny Hotel Wrapped In Glass, But Hiding Mysteries

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Understanding How Trump Does Business And Who He Does It With

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Robert Mercer and his daughter Rebekah Mercer attend the 2017 TIME 100 Gala. He announced that he is stepping down from the hedge fund he co-heads and is selling his stake in Breitbart News to his daughters. Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images hide caption

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Carl Savarino is president of Buffalo's Speed Global Services, which operates eight trucks a day across the border into Canada. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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Buffalo Area Warily Eyes The Renegotiation Of NAFTA

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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. faces criticism of his handling of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein and a case involving the Trump SoHo development in New York City. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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New York District Attorney On The Defense Over Handling Of Weinstein Allegations

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Storm-Battered U.S. Economy Lost 33,000 Jobs In September

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President Trump tosses paper towels into a crowd as he hands out supplies Tuesday in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, where he went to survey hurricane damage. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump's Remarks About Erasing Puerto Rico's Debt Jolt The Markets

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State officials, including New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, could play a powerful role, especially if the White House takes steps to thwart the Russia investigation. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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How States Are Banding Together To Take On Trump

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