Wendy Lee Business & Economics Reporter
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Wendy Lee is a Business and Economics Reporter for Southern California Public Radio.
Before joining KPCC, Wendy was a business reporter for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis and The Tennessean in Nashville. Her work has been published in The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Houston Chronicle.
A California native, Lee graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in history. She likes to travel, cook, karaoke and is always ready for new adventures.
Stories by Wendy Lee
KPCC compiles a list of the interesting business stories each day.
The entertainment attorney steps into the role once held by the late Tom Sherak, who passed away last month following a long battle with cancer.
Los Angeles received a record number of tourists last year, with 42.2 million visitors. Part of that boost was from Chinese tourists.
The company lowered its earnings outlook, citing weaker-than-expected performance of its film division and declining audiences for "The X Factor" and "American Idol."
Two owners in a Southern California real estate investment firm were arrested on Wednesday. Both were apparently involved in a Ponzi scheme.
Disney saw revenue increases in all of its divisions. Earnings were boosted by the success of movies "Frozen" and "Thor: The Dark World."
Sony Pictures Television Networks on Monday launched a new TV network focused on airing Hollywood movies from the 1930's to 60's.
The damage was confined to the state's Central Valley, where mandarin, navel and lemon crops were lost during seven nights of freezing temperatures in early December, California Citrus Mutual reports.
Forest Lawn, a Glendale cemetery, is reaching out to new customers by marketing its funeral services at Southern California malls.
SoCal Connected just got a new round of money to fund a sixth season.
Register publisher Aaron Kushner fired back against an Times business column that called the OC paper's plan to take out life insurance on its employees a "supremely ghoulish financial strategy."
Home prices in the L.A. metro area continued to climb in November, posting a 21.6 percent gain year-over-year, according to S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices.
Southwest Airlines will launch international flights to Aruba, Bahamas and Jamaica.
Movie theater owners call for shorter trailers. The National Association of Theatre Owners issued guidelines that seek to limit the length of movie trailers to two minutes, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Freedom Communications will manage Easy Reader Inc., which produces Easy Reader newsweekly, as well as its sister publications Beach, Peninsula People and Drop Zone.