Matt Whittaker is a Colorado-based freelance journalist. In addition to The Ticker Tape, his work has been published by The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Barron’s, U.S. News & World Report, and other publications. Over more than a decade as a business and financial journalist, he has reported from four continents and covered the global seafood industry, energy and mining companies, commodities, and mergers and acquisitions. He also writes about adventure sports.
Matt majored in journalism at the University of Tennessee.
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