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Noel King is a reporter for Marketplace's Wealth and Poverty desk.

Noel began her career in journalism as a freelance foreign correspondent when she moved to Khartoum after graduating from college in 2004. For three years, she covered the Darfur conflict, Sudan's North-South peace process and economic and political news. In 2007, she began working regionally in east Africa, reporting on post-genocide reconciliation in Rwanda and conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

In 2008, Noel joined the team that launched The Takeaway, a nationally-syndicated live morning show produced by WNYC and PRI in collaboration with the New York Times. While working as a managing producer of The Takeaway, she traveled to South Sudan to cover the country's referendum, served as a fill-in host and was part of a team whose coverage of issues affecting communities of color in America was recognized with an RTDNA UNITY Award.

In 2011, inspired by political developments in North Africa and the Middle East, Noel moved to Cairo to cover Egypt's transition to democracy.

Noel's reporting has aired on the BBC World Service, PRI's The World and The Takeaway, NPR, CBC radio and television and CBS radio. She has written for Reuters and USA Today.

Noel is a native of Kerhonkson, New York. She graduated from Brown University with a degree in American Civilization and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Association of Independents in Radio. In her spare time, she studies Arabic and hangs out in public libraries, planning her next adventure.

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Features by Noel King

Paul Downer in his home on Meridian Street.

York & Fig: The House on Meridian Street

When a neighborhood gentrifies, there can be a kind of culture clash between the old residents and the new. We examine this dynamic by speaking to past and present residents of a house on Meridian Street.
Posted In: gentrification, highland park
Benoit Guerin and Katie Dormeier are renovating their home on York Boulevard.

York & Fig: The House on York

We look at three generations of homeowners of one house on York Boulevard.
Posted In: gentrification, highland park

Discovering hidden languages in centuries-old writing

The technology Michael Toth uses to find treasure in ancient manuscripts.
Posted In: lasers, language

U.S. government releases a second revision of GDP

Nearly every category was up. But growth can be deceptive.
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Airstrikes hit ISIS-controlled oil refineries

The targets are believed to be helping ISIS finance its operations.
Posted In: ISIL, Oil

The U.S. Treasury takes steps to stop tax inversions

The new rules eliminates some of the financial benefits of heading overseas.
Posted In: corporate tax, corporate inversion

When private investors, not taxpayers, pay the toll

Several private investors in Indiana get trapped by the potholes of infrastructure.
Posted In: infrastructure, toll lanes, tolls

Questions raised over bullying in the gaming community

A debate is underway in the gaming community following threats against Zoe Quinn.
Posted In: video game, gaming
Eric Cantor

What a House majority leader brings to banking

Eric Cantor will be paid more than $3 million a year by an investment bank.
Posted In: banking, Eric Cantor, Congress
Detroit Water

Donations flow in to help Detroit water customers

Donations provide relief as Detroit resumes shutting off delinquent customers' water.
Posted In: water, Detroit

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