Erika Beras is a reporter on the Wealth and Poverty desk based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Before joining Marketplace, Erika was a regular contributor to NPR and PRI programs and Scientific American podcasts. She’s been a staff reporter at 90.5 WESA (Pittsburgh’s NPR station and at The Miami Herald. She’s won fellowships from The International Women’s Media Foundation, the International Center for Journalists, Radio Television Digital News Association and The Center for Health Journalism.
A native New Yorker, Erika served as a Peace Corps volunteer and attended Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.Twitter: @Erika_Beras