The Business Report

Friday at 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Every week, 88.5 WFDD speaks with Justin Catanoso, contributing writer with the Business Journal and director of the journalism program at Wake Forest University, about events and developments affecting the Piedmont Triad's economy.

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Entrepreneurs
7:30 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Tough Love and Advice for Entrepreneurs from VentuRealization Mentors

Credit John Borwick

Entrepreneurs often need a reality check as they prepare to launch their new venture.  One group in Winston-Salem is providing just that, sometimes with with a dose of tough love. Triad Business Journal contributing writer, Justin Catanoso, discusses the VentuRealization group in Winston-Salem with WFDD's Audrey Fannin.

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The Year Ahead
7:25 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

2013 Forecast for Triad Business

Triad businesses are closing the books on 2012.  Triad Business Journal contributing writer, Justin Catanoso, joins WFDD's Audrey Fannin for a look at the year in business, as well as what's in store for 2013.

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Hotel
6:54 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

R.J. Reynolds Building Remains Vacant

R.J. Reynolds building circa 1934
Credit http://realimitation.wordpress.com/

The downtown Winston-Salem landmark remains vacant after hotel developer Dennis Quaintance opted against converting the historic R.J. Reynolds Building into a luxury hotel. Justin Catanoso, contributing writer with the Triad Business Journal discusses why with WFDD's Audrey Fannin.

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Business
8:41 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Bright Ideas in Development in the Triad

Wake Forest University physics professor David Carroll works with graduate student on new FIPEL lighting technology.
Credit Photo courtesy of Wake Forest University

One organization plans to ramp up production of a  new light source, while a new startup seeks to work on new drugs that could help people suffering from Parkinson's Disease and addictions. Justin Catanoso, contributing writer with the Triad Business Journal and director of Wake Forest University's journalism program, discusses these developments with WFDD's Audrey Fannin.  

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