About Kristen @k2doe
Kristen Doerer is the digital reporter-producer for PBS NewsHour’s Making Sen$e.
Kristen’s Recent Stories
Economy Sep 02The economy is steadily improving, but wages aren’t. Could unions be the answer?
The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in August, but wages barely increased.
Economy Aug 17Twitter Chat: Landing the job of your dreams through social media
At 3 p.m. EDT on Friday, Sree Sreenivasan (@sree) will join PBS NewsHour for a Twitter chat to talk more about networking and how going public on social media about looking for work can land you on your feet after…
Economy Aug 05July was another stellar month for jobs
The U.S. economy added 255,000 jobs in July, building on the 292,000 jobs created in June, and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.9 percent.
Nation Jul 21Roger Ailes is out, steps down as Fox News CEO
After 20 years on the job, Roger Ailes has resigned from his role as CEO at Fox News, 21st Century Fox announced Thursday.
Nation Jul 18Highest ranking officer in Freddie Gray trial acquitted of all charges
Rice is the highest ranked officer of the six officers prosecuted and the fourth to stand trial. He faced charges of involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office for not fastening Gray's seat belt. Rice had opted for a…
Economy Jul 13Average CEO pay was $15.5 million in 2015, down from 2014
Average CEO pay for the top 350 biggest firms was $15.5 million in 2015, according to a new report released by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute. What’s shocking is that’s down from last year.
Nation Jul 09Serena Williams wins Wimbledon, her record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title
World No. 1 Serena Williams clinched the Wimbledon Championship on Saturday at the All England Club, winning her 22nd Grand Slam title.
Economy Jul 08After pitiful May jobs report, the U.S. adds a whopping 287,000 jobs in June
The U.S. economy added a whopping 287,000 jobs in June, giving economists and American workers something to smile about.
Economy Jul 01What people not from Detroit need to know about Detroit
"When people come to Detroit they see Detroit as a blank canvas and a blank slate....But that’s not true," says Aaron Foley, author of “How To Live In Detroit Without Being A Jackass.”…
Economy Jun 30How a luxury watch and bicycle company became part of Detroit’s revitalization
In recent years, a revitalization has taken place in “midtown” Detroit, and businesses, like luxury watch and bicycle company Shinola, have made Detroit their home.