Barbara Rose is a busin writing stories in magazinesess journalist who is more than happy to wander off the financial beat into stories about how we live and work. She interviews lawyers and laborers, hedge fund managers and home health care workers for magazines, institutions and non-profits. She also writes for companies when the work presents no conflicts of interest.

Her background includes more than 15 years (but who’s counting?) as a reporter, editor and columnist at newspapers in three states. She has won awards covering the dot-com bust for the Chicago Tribune, banking for Crain’s Chicago Business, fraudulent land deals for the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram and homelessness in an affluent suburb for the Arizona Republic.

She brings expertise in covering jobs, labor and employment; retirement and pensions; poverty and inequality; professional services and legal affairs; banking, finance and venture capital; information technology and telecommunications.