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Marilyn Geewax, Class of 1995,  will join National Public Radio’s National Desk as the new Senior Business Editor starting Dec. 15.  She previously was the national economics correspondent for Cox Newspapers’ Washington Bureau. Before coming to Washington in 1999, she worked for the Cox flagship paper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, first as a business reporter and then as a columnist and editorial board member. She also has reported for the Akron Beacon Journal.

In 2004, Marilyn earned a master’s degree at Georgetown University, where she focused on international economic affairs. During 1994-1995, she studied economics and international relations at Harvard as a Nieman Fellow. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from The Ohio State University.

From 2001 to 2006, she taught a business journalism class as an adjunct professor at George Washington University.

Marilyn grew up in Youngstown, Ohio, and now lives in Chevy Chase, MD.

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