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Diane Eastabrook is the Chicago bureau chief and correspondent on PBS's Nightly Business Report. In July, 2012, she interviewed [[John J. Lothian]] on the futures industry's reaction to the bankruptcy, and subsequent missing customer funds, of the [[FCM]] [[PFGBest]]. She has been with the program since 1993 and has reported on various topics including the auto industry, manufacturing, agriculture, [[commodities]], housing, and small business.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.linkedin.com/pub/diane-eastabrook/14/b0b/87|name=Diane Eastabrook Bio|org=LinkedIn|date=July 17, 2012}}</ref>
Diane Eastabrook is the Chicago bureau chief and correspondent on PBS's Nightly Business Report. In July, 2012, she interviewed [[John J. Lothian]] on the futures industry's reaction to the bankruptcy, and subsequent missing customer funds, of the [[FCM]] [[PFGBest]]. She has been with the program since 1993 and has reported on various topics including the auto industry, manufacturing, agriculture, [[commodities]], housing, and small business.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.linkedin.com/pub/diane-eastabrook/14/b0b/87|name=Diane Eastabrook Bio|org=LinkedIn|date=July 17, 2012}}</ref> Her features also appear on WTTW's Chicago Tonight.


== Background ==
== Background ==

Revision as of 14:27, 17 July 2012



Diane Eastabrook
Occupation Correspondent
Employer PBS Nightly Business Report
Location Chicago

Diane Eastabrook is the Chicago bureau chief and correspondent on PBS's Nightly Business Report. In July, 2012, she interviewed John J. Lothian on the futures industry's reaction to the bankruptcy, and subsequent missing customer funds, of the FCM PFGBest. She has been with the program since 1993 and has reported on various topics including the auto industry, manufacturing, agriculture, commodities, housing, and small business.[1] Her features also appear on WTTW's Chicago Tonight.

Background[edit]

Eastabrook started out her career in 1982, reporting as a weekend anchor and general assignment for WSAW TV in Wausau, WI. In 1986, she moved to a similar position at Peoria Illinois's WEEK-TV. Eastabrook then moved into the business reporting space when she took a job at WNYT Albany covering consumer scams, product testing and consumer financing up until her start at nightly Business report.

Education[edit]

Eastabrook received a B.A. in Journalism from Northern Illinois University in 1982.

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