Natasha Gural is a multiple award-winning editor, reporter and writer with nearly 20 years of experience in newspaper, wire, magazine, digital, broadcast and multimedia journalism, including the successful launch of a magazine and website. Natasha began her career as a newspaper reporter, winning a national award for investigative crime reporting. She then joined The Associated Press, where she spent nearly nine years, most recently working as a supervisory editor in business news. She has overseen and directed coverage of many of the world’s major news events, and her writing has appeared in major newspapers across the world. After AP, she served as U.S. Editor of Financial News, a Dow Jones company, and then became founding editor of Markets Media. As Editor-in-Chief of Markets Media, she won four major awards for news analysis and investigative reporting. She has written for Forbes.com, and currently writes a column for Better Investing magazine on personal finance. Natasha has also dabbled extensively in public relations writing and editing, and has just written her first novel, Hedgies, which has yet to be published. Natasha studied literature and art, and has covered major museum and gallery openings for the AP. Besides studying literature at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Oxford University and Clark University, Natasha completed the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists.