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Malia Politzer is the executive editor of piqd.com, and an award-winning long-form journalist based out of Spain. She specializes in reporting on migration, international development, human rights issues and investigative reporting.
Originally from California, she's lived in China, Spain, Mexico and India, and reported from various countries in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Her primary beats relate to immigration, economics and international development. She has published articles in Huffington Post Highline, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue India, Mint, Far Eastern Economic Review, Foreign Policy, Reason Magazine, and the Phoenix New Times. She is also a regular contributor to Devex.
Her Huffington Post Highline series, "The 21st Century Gold Rush" won awards from the National Association of Magazine Editors, Overseas Press Club, and American Society of Newspaper Editors. She's also won multiple awards for feature writing in India and the United States.
Her reporting has been supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, The Institute For Current World Affairs, and the Global Migration Grant.
Degrees include a BA from Hampshire College and MS from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where was a Stabile Fellow at the Center for Investigative Journalism.
2018 has been an eventful year, which has seen the debut of many excellent new business and economics podcasts. We've rounded up some of the top podcasts for you to enjoy. Happy listening!
Business Insider launched this excellent series this year, which tells untold and often forgotten stories behind big-name brands like KFC, Jello, Trader Joe's and more.
This season of the podcast dives into the twisted and cult-like world of pyramid schemes, multi-level marketing, and other businesses that require members to recruit friends and family in hopes of a commission.
A new spinoff by popular podcast series 99% Invisible, this six-part podcast series looks in depth at articles of clothing to see what they can tell us about society, status and gender.
Now in its second season, this gutsy, gritty business podcast looks at entrepreneurship, capitalism and media start-ups through a woman’s perspective.
While not a new podcast, this UK-produced series does a great job of breaking down some of the more difficult questions about personal finance, money management and security in an interesting and engaging way.