Curt Nickisch serves as WBUR’s Business & Technology Reporter. He strives to tell the best tech, economy and financial stories in ways that both biz-savvy insiders and business neophytes find intriguing and informative.
His start in radio journalism began during Fulbright study in Europe, where he reported for Germany’s international broadcaster. He’s now a regular contributor to NPR and Marketplace. Curt has won various journalism honors, including national Edward R. Murrow and Scripps Howard Radio Awards.
BOSTON — As Bostonians say goodbye to their former longtime mayor, who passed away Thursday at 71, they’re working and living in a city that Thomas Menino helped shape — old neighborhoods and new developments alike.
BOSTON — Tech trade organizations aren’t backing any particular candidate in the governor’s race, but workers are experiencing somewhat of a political awakening.
BOSTON — The ballot question would expand the bottle bill to include plastic bottles of non-carbonated beverages.
BOSTON — Abigail Johnson, 52, has worked for the Boston mutual fund giant full-time since 1988, getting experience in different parts of the business that her grandfather founded.
BOSTON — Mayor Marty Walsh is starting to pay attention to a long neglected market by calling for 53,000 additional housing units in Boston designed mostly to benefit middle-income earners.
BOSTON — Shares of the Cambridge Internet marketing firm jumped 20 percent in value in their first day of trading.
BOSTON — The two leading gubernatorial candidates battled over super PAC ads and his leadership of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.
BOSTON — A Chelsea biotech drug company, which developed a Parkinson’s disease drug, is ditching Wall Street for deeper pockets up the road in Ardsley, N.Y.
BOSTON — The elaborate 18th century vase is believed to have been commissioned by the Qianlong Emporer, an important historical and political figure in China.
BOSTON — Everett celebrates after Wynn Resorts wins the Greater Boston casino competition, while Revere officials express disappointment over Mohegan Sun’s loss.
BOSTON — Researchers at the Broad Institute in Cambridge plan to use Ted Stanley’s donation to catalog all the genetic variations that contribute to severe psychiatric disorders.
The on-demand car ride company is taking to the waters of Boston Harbor to try out water taxi service.
When the photo was snapped, the first rush had passed. The medical professionals didn’t know that another 24 patients were on their way.
BOSTON — The Republican potentially has a rare chance to get right back on the horse that bucked him off.
Sen. Scott Brown has filed legislation in the Senate that could change the way startups are funded.