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 — Bay State businesses and their trade organizations are welcoming the president’s action as a first step. But they say for a big economic impact, there’s no substitute for comprehensive immigration reform.
We hear from young Germans, from a 17-year-old who urges solidarity, to a 27-year-old who thinks the wall should be rebuilt.
On the 25th anniversary of the day the wall came down, Curt Nickisch of WBUR speaks to Germans about their memories of that time.
Schilkin is an East Berlin distillery with a long history. It’s finding economic salvation in the new spirit of Berlin.
BOSTON — The business and tech communities credit Tom Menino with a huge impact on shaping the Innovation District and boosting economic growth in the city.
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 — 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.