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

Report: California's film and TV jobs at critical risk

California lost more than 16,000 production jobs from 2004 to 2012, according to the Milken Institute. New York gained about 11,000 jobs during that time.

In SoCal biz news: Sony Electronics cutting San Diego jobs; a cat cafe in LA?

Every weekday, KPCC compiles a list of interesting business stories from the region.

Report: California's economy improving (updated)

Loyola Marymount University's report surveyed residents and mayors in Los Angeles County on their thoughts regarding the economy, taxes and L.A. life.

In SoCal business news: LAX police cite UberBlack drivers

KPCC compiles a list of interesting business stories every weekday.

In SoCal business news: Mercedes-Benz's plans for Long Beach facility

Every weekday, KPCC compiles a list of interesting business stories in the region.

In SoCal biz news: House of Cards wants more tax credits

Every weekday, KPCC compiles a list of interesting business stories.

In SoCal business news: No DTLA Trader Joe's for now

Each day, KPCC compiles a list of interesting business stories.

Bill proposes expanding California's film, TV production tax credit

California state legislators introduced a new bill that expands the state's $100 million tax credit program for film and TV production.

In SoCal business news: Uber background checks, film tax credits, Safeway up for sale?

KPCC compiles a list of interesting business stories each day.

LAEDC: Expect more job gains in Southern California in 2014

The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. released its 2014-2015 economic forecast, projecting job growth in Southern California.

In business news: SoCal newspaper war, The Tonight Show's ratings

Every day, KPCC compiles a list of interesting business stories.

Feds issue roadmap to banks on legal marijuana business (updated)

It's another step toward enabling a legalized marijuana industry to operate. Read the full guidance document from the Treasury and Justice departments here.

Business news: Condoms for delivery, Uber expands in China, KCETLink financial troubles

KPCC compiles a list of interesting business stories each day.

Uniqlo will open stores in Southern California (updated)

The new locations will be in South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa and the Beverly Center in L.A., both malls confirmed to KPCC on Thursday.

In SoCal business news: Comcast's impact on Hollywood, Uniqlo comes to L.A.

In this morning's business news roundup, implications of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal, and the Japanese retailer Uniqlo announces it will open stores in SoCal malls for the first time this fall.