Aaron Pressman is a correspondent in BusinessWeek's Boston bureau. He was previously senior market columnist at TheStreet.com and a reporter for Bloomberg News in Boston. Prior to that, he was a senior writer at The Industry Standard. He previously spent 12 years covering finance and technology for a variety of publications in Washington, D.C., and New York. He created an Internet and politics beat at Reuters in 1997 and was a freelance contributor to Wired. Pressman graduated in 1988 from Columbia University, where he was news director of the radio station, with a bachelor's degree in history.