Business columnist

Jessica M. Pasko

Jessica M. Pasko has been writing professionally for almost two decades.

She cut her teeth in journalism as a reporter for the Associated Press in her native Albany, NY, where she covered everything from plane crashes and arts & culture to state politics, including assisting with the coverage of former New York State Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s resignation.

After getting her master’s degree at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, she moved to the West Coast and covered crime and breaking news for the Santa Cruz Sentinel.

She has also worked for KION and written for a variety of local, regional and national publications on both coasts, including Evanston Patch, The Good Times, Santa Cruz Waves and many others.