Expertise:Investing | Investment strategies | Banking | Finance | Business | Economy | Economic trends | Mortgage crisis
Background: Luke Mullins joined U.S.News & World Report in October 2007 as an associate editor for the print and online Money & Business section. He writes the Home Front blog on usnews.com, which offers news, analysis, and advice on real estate and mortgage finance issues. Mullins has written extensively on the subprime mortgage crisis, the credit crunch, and government efforts to rescue the financial system.
Mullins came to U.S. News from the American Banker, a financial services daily newspaper, where he served as a staff writer from 2005 to 2007. Before entering journalism, Mullins spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa and 18 months in the Dominican Republic, where he ran a baseball and literacy program for impoverished children. Mullins is a native of Washington, D.C., and received a bachelor’s in history and secondary education from Boston College in 2000. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from Syracuse University in 2005.
Honors: Published in Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers: The Best New Voices of 2006, a Random House anthology that appeared on the Boston Globe’s bestseller list. He was awarded a scholarship to the Wesleyan Writers Conference in 2007.
Media appearances: Mullins has been interviewed on WTOP-FM (Washington, D.C.) and KNX-AM Radio (Los Angeles).
Blog: Home Front, usnews.com/homefront
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