Leslie A. Pappas, journalist Can be called upon with confidence
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Bloomberg BNA
Staff Correspondent
Philadelphia  03/15 to present

Bloomberg BNA
Special Correspondent —China
Beijing, China  12/12 to 02/15
Philadelphia (awaiting visa)  08/11 to 11/12

Contributing Writer
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  02/09-present

The News Journal
Staff Reporter, banking/finance
Wilmington, Delaware  01/07-04/08

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Staff Writer, general assignment
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  12/02-11/05

The News Journal
Staff Reporter, utilities, manufacturing, Port of Wilmington
Wilmington, Delaware  11/01-11/02

Special Correspondent
Beijing, China  08/98-10/00

Freelance Writer
Various newspapers, magazines, and trade publications
Beijing, China  12/96-08/98


Certificate in Financial Planning
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware 03/08-03/09

Advanced French Language Program
Ecole des Langues Hobson
Béziers, France 9/90-11/90

BA, Cum Laude in International Affairs
University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado 09/86-12/90


Reporting Skills

Legal journalism
Breaking news
Beat coverage
Feature writing
Explanatory journalism

Topic Areas

China  Economy and trade, business law, foreign exchange, anti-trust, intellectual property, tax regulations, life sciences

Finance  Banking and credit card industry, foreclosure crisis, microfinance

Economics  Unemployment, job creation, consumer spending, manufacturing, macroeconomic trends

Globalization  International trade, migration, cross-cultural communication

Infrastructure  Utilities, energy, telecommunications

Business  Management, leadership, decision-making, teamwork, innovation

Personal Finance  Retirement, taxes, investments, insurance, money management


English (native)


Leslie A. Pappas Phone +1 215-266-6771
email info@LeslieAPappas.com

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