Andrew Leckey, nationally syndicated investment columnist for the Chicago Tribune Company, is also visiting professor in Business and Economics Journalism at Boston University’s College of Communication. He was previously a financial anchor on the CNBC cable television network, contributing editor of the Quicken.com financial web site, and director of the Business Reporting Program at the University of California, Berkeley. He has been author or editor of eight financial books. Leckey received the National Association of Investors Corporation’s Distinguished Service Award in Investment Education. He was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism and a fellow of the Media Studies Center, both at Columbia University.