Chris Carey is editor and president of BailoutSleuth.com and Sharesleuth.com.
Carey has worked as a business reporter for more than 25 years. He launched Sharesleuth, which seeks to expose investment fraud and other corporate chicanery, in July 2006. BailoutSleuth, a non-profit which tracks the trillions in government money flowing to banks, auto makers and other troubled companies, followed in October 2008.
Carey has worked for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Indianapolis Star and the Orlando Sentinel. He began his career as the one-man business staff at the Messenger-Inquirer in Owensboro, Ky., reporting on the coal and tobacco industries, struggling steel and aluminum mills and fading Main streets.
He is a native of Ames, Iowa, and graduated from Indiana University with a double major in journalism and economics. His work has won numerous state, regional and national awards, including first-place honors in the Society of American Business Editors and Writers annual contest. In addition, he was a 2006 Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellow at the University of Michigan.
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