Carolyn Adolph is a reporter that covers Seattle’s growth as part of our Region of Boom reporting team. She’s also a co-host of KUOW’s Prime(d) podcast.
Carolyn’s work has come to be about the economic destinies of cities, countries and individuals, and the struggle to find a secure place in the world. This has led her to focus on the impact of technological change while making her a digger for data and a determined reader of government reports.
Carolyn has won awards for her journalism in two countries. Prime(d) was honored in spring 2018 by SABEW, the society of business writers. She is also a winner of Canada’s biggest journalism prize, the National Newspaper Award.
Before coming to Seattle, Carolyn was a reporter at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The Toronto Star and the Montreal Gazette.
After more than a decade in America she unequivocally speaks French like an English person.
A U.S. House committee grilled air regulators about Boeing's 737 MAX today. They asked why pilots were not told about the automated system MCAS from the very beginning.
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A former Boeing engineer says the company changed the wiring of two cutoff switches inside the MAX. Peter Lemme says that decision took an option away from the pilots fighting to save one of the planes.
Two contenders are fighting for the future of the JEDI — not Star Wars, but a multi-billion dollar defense contract.
Boeing continues to maintain there was no flaw in the design of the 737 MAX. But a former Boeing engineer is meeting with federal investigators this week. He says he can point to several flaws in the automated system known as MCAS.
Boeing says the company’s general counsel J Michael Luttig will now exclusively manage legal issues related to the 737 MAX.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg faced shareholders and reporters for the first time since the crashes of two planes. He said many times that the company does not admit to errors in the design and certification of the 737 MAX.
Amazon says an outside lawyer had it all wrong when she told the National Labor Relations Board that Amazon automatically fires warehouse workers who repeatedly fail to hit productivity targets.
Amazon has put together enough space in Bellevue for half a headquarters.