Wendy Lee Business & Economics Reporter
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
Tribune, the owner of the LA Times and seven other daily newspapers, said the job cuts were needed 'to ensure the long-term vitality' of its publishing division.
Kathy Thomson said in a staff memo that it is with “mixed feelings” she is “moving on to another challenging opportunity.” She will leave at the end of the month.
The Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram and San Gabriel Valley Tribune are among the local newspapers that will begin charging a digital subscription fee this week.
The Press-Enterprise's parent company A.H. Belo is considering its options, including looking at new buyers for the Riverside newspaper.
The deadline for the parent company of the Orange County Register to purchase the Press-Enterprise is Nov. 15, but so far there's been no announcement of the sale.
Seattle area union workers rejected a contract that would have extended the manufacturing of Boeing's 777X through 2024. Long Beach leaders hope to bring that work here.
Economist Kimberly Ritter-Martinez predicts holiday sales nationally will increase 3.4 percent and she expects Southern California to follow that trend.
When you're ready to reach out, how can you be sure your hard-earned dollars help those most in need? KPCC has advice from two nonprofit experts.
Over the last year, subscriptions for "World of Warcraft" have dropped 20 percent, but thousands turned out this weekend for news about expansions and even a new film.
The parent company of the Orange County Register has until mid-November to buy The Press Enterprise. After that, the Riverside paper could be sold to other buyers.
Over the years, retailers keep moving their holiday promotions earlier, according to retail analysts, and this year price reductions and big sales will be crucial.
In Lake Forest, two families spend thousands of dollars trying to outdo each other each Halloween, building over-the-top haunted house attractions.
Economists and business leaders say it will take weeks, maybe months for Southern California’s economy to recover from the effects of a 16-day federal shutdown.
Experts say seniors who feel useful are less likely to suffer physical disability. Arcadia's 99-year-old Nordstrom greeter agrees that his job helps keep him going. Store managers say he makes customers happy.
Freedom Communications Holdings Inc., parent company of the Orange County Register, has announced a $27.25 million deal to buy the Riverside-based Press Enterprise.