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News is my Business was born in November 2010 out of a desire to provide no-nonsense, straightforward, English-language news relevant to Puerto Rico’s business community, in an all-digital format.

By providing an alternative media source that is available on a reader’s computer, smartphone and tablet computer, we aim to provide immediate access to the day-to-day changes that shape Puerto Rico’s economy. News is my Business is designed to be a tool that our island’s opinion-makers and leaders can rely on to make quick and smart decisions about their businesses and their economic futures.

Michelle Kantrow-Vázquez

Michelle Kantrow-Vázquez is a business reporter with 30 years of experience writing for weekly and daily newspapers, as well as trade publications in Puerto Rico. Her list of former employers includes Caribbean Business, The San Juan Star, and the Puerto Rico Daily Sun, among others. Her areas of expertise include telecommunications, technology, retail, agriculture, tourism, banking and most other areas of the economy.

She has accepted 13 journalism awards over the years, including two “Teodoro Moscoso for Excellence in Business Journalism” from the Overseas Press Club of Puerto Rico, two “Journalist of the Year” recognitions from the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce, and the same award from the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association.

In September 2022, she won the Aníbal González Irizarry Award from the Overseas Press Club, for excellence in Journalism.

At present, Michelle is also a freelance reporter contributing to several publications, as well as offering editorial services, including translations and writing. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University, in New Haven, CT.

Email: [email protected]

Marnie Ferrer

Marnie Ferrer

Marnie Ferrer, a seasoned sales and marketing executive, is our digital advertising advisor, bringing with her more than 25 years of experience in the field.

Her expertise in launching comprehensive advertising and media plans — including strategies and pricing structures — has resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in sales for the media outlets with which she has worked.

At News is my Business, Marnie offers the website’s inventory of advertising vehicles, helping clients maximize their investments across a variety of platforms. Ferrer supports News is my Business through her firm, Beyond 360 Consulting.

Email: [email protected]

María Miranda

Maria Miranda is an investigative reporter and editor with 20 years of experience in Puerto Rico’s English-language newspapers. In that capacity, she has worked on long-term projects and has covered breaking news under strict deadlines. She is proficient at mining data from public databases and interviewing people (both public figures and private sector individuals).

She is also a translator, and has edited and translated an economy book on Puerto Rico’s fiscal crisis.

She worked as an interpreter for FEMA during the recent recovery efforts of Hurricane María and earned her FEMA badge.

email: [email protected]