Leon Lazaroff has been with TheStreet since March 2013 as an editor, media industry reporter and political writer. Prior to joining TheStreet, Leon was a reporter at Bloomberg News on its media and emerging markets teams, a national correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and through much of the 1990s a foreign correspondent reporting from Mexico and Spain with the Associated Press and other outlets. Leon completed the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University in 2002, earning a masters degree in journalism, and a bachelor of arts in history from the University of Wisconsin long before its basketball team was any good.Twitter: Follow: @leonlazaroff
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