Jordyn Alyse Holman

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Jordyn Alyse Holman

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How Companies Use Math to Make the Gender Pay Gap Vanish

In the U.S., on average, women are paid 80 cents to every dollar a man makes. Listen to The Pay Check.
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Will Women Ever Get a Shot to Lead Goldman? Ask Its Next Top Man

One analyst says he doubts women will crack the top ranks soon. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. needs to do a better job elevating women to its top ranks, new heir apparent David Solomon said recently. He has his work cut out for him. “You make progress, but the progress as you’re looking at it day to day feels slow, and it feels slow because you’re a big organization,” Solomon told the Women in Corporate Leadership Initiative in January.
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Back Under Black Ownership and Run by Women, Essence Forges On

Essence's new owner thinks the brand loyalty for the mag for black women is sustainable.
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NFL TV, ESPN Suspend Five Ex-Players Over Harassment Claims

Sexual harassment allegations at NFL Network is most sweeping indictment in sports media.
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Bank Behind Fearless Girl Statue Settles Gender Pay Dispute

Bank that installed Fearless Girl agreed to settle allegations that it paid female employees less.
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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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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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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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Jordyn Alyse Holman

JORDYN HOLMAN is a business reporter at Bloomberg News in New York City. She covers the intersection of diversity and management in the workplace. She's broken stories on sexual harassment allegations at the NFL Network, racial bias complaints at American Airlines and a gender pay suit at the company that commissioned the Fearless Girl statue. She writes for the Bloomberg Terminal, Businessweek and online.

She previously covered the hurricane relief in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the U.S. insurance industry, $3.5 trillion muni-bond market and Washington politics during the Trump Administration at Bloomberg. She makes frequent appearances on Bloomberg TV. She's appeared on MSNBC's AM Joy, Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, PBS Newshour and the Charlie Rose Show.

Jordyn's an alum of the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Journalism where she studied print and digital journalism. She was named the Outstanding Print and Digital Journalism Student Award for the Class of 2016. At USC, she was a news reporter and columnist for the Daily Trojan.

Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Sun-Times, on Marketplace radio show and Variety Magazine.

Jordyn participated in The New York Times Student Journalism Institute in June 2016 where she reported on small businesses and gentrification in Harlem. She also completed NPR's Next Generation Radio, reporting out a story on money literacy in black churches within South Los Angeles.

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

Jordyn has won several industry awards, including ones from the National Association of Black Journalists, the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists and the California College Media Association.

While at USC, she was president of NABJ USC. The chapter received NABJ Student Chapter of the Year under her leadership.

You can find her talking on Twitter @JordynJournals.



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