Jordyn Alyse Holman

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Jordyn Alyse Holman

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Bloomberg News | USC Alum '16

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American Airlines Leads U.S. Carriers in Passenger Complaints of Racism

After NAACP issued travel advisory, we found American Airlines to have most racial bias complaints of any US carrier.
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Puerto Ricans Hack Through a Maze of Debris to Move Relief Aid

Federal personnel cut new paths to reach stricken communities. A sedan is buried in congealed mud on an impassible road where the Rio Caguitas overflowed in the mountainous community of Bairoa. A guard rail is missing, exposing a perilous drop to the riverbank. On highways near San Juan, bowed street lights dip low enough to take roofs off trucks, and rain pools formed Thursday where debris blocked drains.
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Irma Leaves Virgin Islanders Torn Between Fight and Flight

Reported from the Virgin Islands about the economic and emotional impact Hurricane Irma had on residents.
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Black Executives Are Losing Ground at Some Big Banks

The number of black people at some U.S. banks is going in reverse, according to workforce data.
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A Female CEO of a Big Bank? The Odds Are Now Greater Than Zero

Study says more than one woman necessary to break status quo. When JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Operating Officer Matt Zames, long considered a CEO-in-waiting, announced his decision to leave the bank last week, attention turned to other executives on the bench -- and for the first time, there’s a non-zero chance the bank’s next leader will be a woman.
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A Kentucky County Is an Economic Prisoner of Its Own Jail

A rural Kentucky county is on the hook for paying for a jail many residents don't even want.
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Chicago Mayor Pushes Moody’s to Rescind City’s Junk-Bond Rating

Chicago stepped up its battle with Moody’s Investors Service ahead of its $1.2 billion bond sale.
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Kevin Durant Seen as Nike’s Golden Ticket in Bay Area Market

Kevin Durant's move to Golden State means big things for Nike's competition with Under Armour.
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The Sounds of Penn Station

Produced a mobile video about Penn Station's attempt to soothe harried travelers by playing classical music.
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Inspired by Prince, Harlem Studio He Once Helped Looks to Save Itself

Space is so tight at Harlem’s Uptown Dance Academy that some ballet dancers need to make sure they do not hit their heads on the ceiling when they are lifted. Others, arms outstretched, must look before they leap – so that they do not fly out the door. A dozen dancers can overwhelm a rehearsal room.
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The Adventures of Mark Twain’s debt

There's a reason Mark Twain is remembered for his writing, and not his money smarts.
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Why can’t small businesses find qualified employees?

I reported this story about the setbacks for small business owners during the economy recovery.
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Jordyn Alyse Holman

JORDYN HOLMAN is an award-winning journalist from Chicago, Illinois. She is a Bloomberg News reporter based in New York City, where she covers the intersection of diversity and management in the workforce. Previously she covered the insurance industry, muni-bond market and Washington politics during the Trump Administration. She has made appearances on Bloomberg TV, MSNBC and PBS Newshour and the Charlie Rose Show. Her stories have appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek, on the Bloomberg Terminal and on Bloomberg Radio.

She graduated from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Journalism with a bachelors of art in print and digital journalism in May 2016. She was named the Outstanding Print and Digital Journalism Student Award for the Class of 2016.

Jordyn's work has also appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Sun-Times, Marketplace Business News and Variety Magazine.

Jordyn completed The New York Times Student Journalism Institute in June 2016 where she reported on stories in Harlem. In March, she participated in NPR's Next Generation Radio where she reported on money literacy in black churches through South Los Angeles.

She studied abroad in London at City University in 2015, and helped Variety launch its cultural correspondent department and produced videos.

She has won awards from the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists, the California College Media Association and the National Association of Black Journalists.

As president of NABJ USC, the chapter received NABJ Student Chapter of the Year in 2016.

You can find her talking on Twitter @JordynJournals.



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