Doug Carroll is an experienced journalist who spent the bulk of his professional career as a reporter and editor in USA TODAY’s Money section from 1985 to 2015. During his years at USA TODAY, Carroll was a beat reporter or an assignment editor for many of Money’s business beats, including advertising, airlines and business travel, banking, corporate governance, economics, energy and real estate. He also helped conceive or edit numerous investigative projects involving business subjects.
A native of Utica, N.Y., Carroll’s early career included five years at the Observer-Dispatch and the Daily Press in Utica as a reporter and an editor. His first newspaper job was City Hall reporter for Oneida Daily Dispatch in Oneida, N.Y., from 1976 to 1980.
Carroll has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and public relations from Utica College in his hometown.