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 — Andrew Square has made strides, but it’s maybe the part of South Boston that has changed the least during Mayor Thomas Menino’s tenure. Residents there are seeking safer streets and more development.
BOSTON — This summer, four Harvard MBA candidates took their skills on the road to places such as Detroit, Albuquerque and New Orleans, where they consulted for small businesses for free.
BOSTON — WCVB-TV is suing Aereo, a service that streams broadcast channels over the Internet, accusing the startup of being a freeloader. But that’s not stopping Aereo’s plans to expand to new markets.
BOSTON — John Henry visited The Boston Globe, after agreeing to buy it this weekend.
BOSTON — But some believe the university should have done more to persuade federal prosecutors to take it easy on the Internet activist.
BOSTON — The detective did not follow up on a lead related to man now called a “person of interest” in the kidnapping and murder Amy Lord.
BOSTON — Commissioner Ed Davis says police had probable cause to charge Edwin Alemany last year but never did.
BOSTON — Edwin Alemany, who is charged with two attacks around the time of Amy Lord’s kidnapping and murder, will undergo a psychiatric evaluation before being arraigned.
BOSTON — Local cooling companies had to earn their keep on the summer’s hottest day.
BOSTON — When the FBI brought “Whitey” Bulger back to his old stomping grounds of South Boston to be tried in federal court, he must have done a double take.