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Laura Alix

Covers:  small business funding, cfpb, fdic, massachusetts, sba, basel iii, occ, boston, lending, banking, financial regulation, community banks, business regulation
Doesn't Cover: insurance, wealth management

Boston-based banking reporter @AmerBanker, prev. @bankertradesman Gardening, running, and way too much coffee. Thoughts my own, RTs = RTs #binders

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I'm a reporter at the Boston-based Warren Group. I cover the banking and lending beat for the weekly Banker & Tradesman, the monthly Commercial Record, and some of our other custom publications, including Banking New England and New Jersey Banker.

Previously, I covered crime, courts, and pri...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I covered four small towns when I first started working for the Journal Inquirer in Manchester, Conn. in 2007. Lots and lots of meetings.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. My family didn't get a computer with Internet access until I was probably 13 or 14, so until then, I used a typewriter. I hated it and don’t really understand why my peers romanticize the typewriter.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

I prefer concise pitches that can somehow tie into a larger trend. I hate buzzwords like "innovative." Show, don't tell.