Debbie Carlson has written for leading global business publications and has contributed to newspapers, magazines, newswires and online websites, interviewing high-level decision-makers.
For several years Debbie was the Americas Commodities Editor for Dow Jones, where she coordinated commodities coverage for Dow Jones Newswires, the Wall Street Journal and Barron’s, supervising reporters in North, South and Central America. Debbie also worked with editors in Europe and Asia to coordinate coverage of resources such as metals and energy. Such experience helped to hone a sharp focus for business and financial writing, enabling her to work under tight deadlines to produce world class business journalism.
Education and Awards
Debbie has a B.A. in journalism from Eastern Illinois University and has been recognized for her work. Debbie spearheaded a 10-part series on water use and led the Dow Jones Newswires staff to win a third-place award from the North American Association of Agriculture Journalists. She has also received a First Place Award for Feature Writing from the Illinois Press Association. Debbie sits on the board of directors for the Guild Literary Complex, one of Chicago’s oldest non-profit literary organizations.