Joshua Wright serves as the director of marketing for economic and workforce development for Emsi, a labor market analytics firm. He regularly contributes to Forbes, where he covers workforce, education, and economic trends. He also highlights best practices with data in economic and workforce development on the Emsi blog. He’s assisted on large data research projects with editors at USA Today and CityLab and has worked with the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, and other media outlets to highlight the latest labor market trends. Wright graduated from the University of Idaho in 2004 with degrees in journalism and history.