W&L Highlight: Senior year, bought $2,000 worth of fireworks in Tennessee for $250 because of a W&L connection. That...and J-school right?
Most Memorable Class: Lessons From Enron, a business journalism elective
Current Job: Australian economics reporter -- Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal
Current Life: Live in the Sydney suburb of Bondi Beach, play baseball on weekends and travel through Asia as often as job allows
Latest Accomplishment: Series of features and breaking news reports on the devastating impact of Queensland flooding and a subsequent category five cyclone that were two of the worst natural disasters in Australia's history
Where I'll Be in Ten Years: No clue
Last Book Read: "More Money Than God" by Sebastian Mallaby
Last Movie Seen: "Black Swan"
Hobby: Have been trying to make surfing a hobby since moving here. Mission not yet accomplished
Favorite Quote: I've come to the conclusion that the two most important things in life are good friends and a good bullpen. -- Bob Lemon
Why I Do What I Do: At its best, this job can help people put and keep food on the table. We can educate readers so they make informed decisions about their money and their futures, while not getting swept away by the masses trying to take money from them. At its worst, we let the evil-doers get a free pass or even put them on a pedestal
If I Could Do It All Over Again: Would have gotten a hit in my one baseball at-bat freshman year
Never Paid Much Attention To: Grades