Julie Vorman joined the Center in 2010 after more than 20 years as a correspondent, bureau chief, and editor at Reuters. As the Washington company news editor, she guided Reuters’ coverage of federal multi-billion-dollar bailouts to U.S. banks and automakers after the 2008 financial meltdown, the healthcare industry’s influence as Congress attempted to reform healthcare, and changes within the Securities and Exchange Commission after the Madoff investment fraud scheme. Vorman led the Reuters team that won the “Best in Business Breaking News” award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers award for 2003 coverage of the first U.S. case of mad cow disease, and also was Miami/Caribbean bureau chief, U.S. energy editor, and Houston correspondent during her career at Reuters. She worked for United Press International in Dallas and for McGraw-Hill in Washington after interning at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. Vorman did her undergraduate work at the University of Northern Iowa and graduate work in mass communications at the University of Iowa.