Alicia Wallace is an accomplished business reporter who was selected as a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University in New York for the 2018-’19 academic year. Prior to her fellowship, Alicia worked for The Denver Post, where she covered the business, politics and policies of the legal cannabis industry from a national lens. She has chronicled a multibillion-dollar industry enveloped in federal-state conflict, the implementation of novel state regimes, and the emergence of a federally illicit substance into mainstream marketplaces and business. As a business reporter for The Denver Post and, previously, for the Daily Camera in Boulder, Colo., she has covered a wide variety of sectors, including tech, biopharma, retail, aerospace, natural products and craft beer. She received a B.S. Journalism: News-Editorial with honors from the University of Colorado-Boulder.