Colleen DeBaise is a journalist and author covering entrepreneurship.
She is the founder of the Hampton Bee, an online publication covering the business community of Long Island’s East End. She’s also a contributor to The Story Exchange, a nonprofit media organization devoted to women business owners.
Her book, The Wall Street Journal Complete Small Business Guidebook, is available here.
Prior to her current roles, Colleen was the small business editor at The Wall Street Journal, and has served as an editor at Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek and SmartMoney. She has been a contributor to a variety of publications, including The New York Times, Huffington Post and Inc. Magazine.
She has been interviewed as a small business expert on television and radio, including MSNBC, Fox Business News, CNBC, CBS and NPR.
Before covering small business, Colleen spent many years writing about white-collar crime as lead court reporter for Dow Jones Newswires. She also wrote a personal finance column. In 2005, she was the winner of the Newswomen’s Club of New York’s Front Page award for specialized writing.
Contact information is here.