Liza Tucker is a journalist with broad expertise in business and foreign affairs. She spent five years as a staff writer covering business in the nation’s capital for The Washington Post, and three years in Moscow covering the disintegration of the Soviet Union. Her work appeared in Time, Newsweek, and The Wall Street Journal.
Liza has traveled extensively in Russia and the former Soviet Union, following political, economic, and social issues from Ukraine and the Baltics to the Caucasus and Central Asia.
Prior to joining Marketplace, Liza worked as a media consultant on Russia/Eastern Europe for the U.S. Agency for International Development, the MacArthur Foundation, and the Project on Ethnic Relations. She has also taught journalism, and holds a Master of Fine Arts from Columbia University in creative writing.