Victoria Turner

Turner covered future of work topics for The Well News in 2021. Prior to joining the TWN team, she worked as an antitrust reporter covering policy developments and market-moving news for Acuris, where she led the Telecommunications, Media and Technology beat.

Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, she utilized her bilingual fluency to expand the Latin America coverage by reporting on cross-border reviews of multimillion-dollar deals and covering conferences in South America.

Turner brings a wide array of work experience from the private to public sectors, peppering her journalistic skills with a strong grasp of industries. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Baylor University in Texas, she moved to London, United Kingdom, where she received a postgraduate certificate in International Business Practices at St. Mary’s University College while working full-time for UBS AG’s Business University.

Upon moving back to the United States, she began working for PricewaterhouseCoopers and then moved on to the public sector to handle communications and project management for nonprofits before jumping back into her field of choice.

Recent Work

November 18, 2021
by Victoria Turner
Labor Secretary Says Investment Needed to Create Equal Opportunity

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy is rebounding but the pandemic has not ended and neither have efforts needed for the... Read More

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy is rebounding but the pandemic has not ended and neither have efforts needed for the nation’s full recovery, said U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, Wednesday.  Speaking at a Brookings Institution event, Walsh insisted the recently signed infrastructure bill, as well... Read More

November 17, 2021
by Victoria Turner
Officials Say Automation Won’t Replace Humans

WASHINGTON — Automation will not replace people nor take their jobs, according to two government officials who are implementing robotic... Read More

WASHINGTON — Automation will not replace people nor take their jobs, according to two government officials who are implementing robotic process automation programs at federal agencies.  In fact, automation will allow federal employees to accomplish more than that they could have otherwise, said Gabrielle Perret, director... Read More

November 16, 2021
by Victoria Turner
Expeto CEO Says Evidence-Based Business Cases Will Drive 5G Innovation

WASHINGTON — 5G technology is already in the business of saving lives through tangible examples of its deployment improving health... Read More

WASHINGTON — 5G technology is already in the business of saving lives through tangible examples of its deployment improving health and safety measures and efficient automation, said Expeto CEO Michael Anderson during Fierce Wireless’s E5G Show’s second day. While enterprises may be aware of the benefits... Read More

November 15, 2021
by Victoria Turner
Future of Supply Chain, Analytics

WASHINGTON — Transparency is imperative as the world navigates a pandemic-induced supply chain disruption and works to improve its resiliency,... Read More

WASHINGTON — Transparency is imperative as the world navigates a pandemic-induced supply chain disruption and works to improve its resiliency, according to a panel of experts at Monday’s Hudson Institute event.  In the U.S. military’s “biggest modernization effort since World War II,” it is building business... Read More

November 13, 2021
by Victoria Turner
US Cyber Attack Defenses Assessed at Forum

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is at risk of creating a two-silo cybersecurity strategy impeding its ability to adequately address ever-evolving... Read More

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is at risk of creating a two-silo cybersecurity strategy impeding its ability to adequately address ever-evolving cyber threats from bad actors overseas, a former assistant secretary of defense said Friday. Speaking at an American Enterprise Institute event, Paul Stockton, who is now... Read More

November 12, 2021
by Victoria Turner
Feds to Launch Inter-Agency Initiative to End Workplace Retaliation

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor will launch an inter-agency initiative on Nov. 17 to end rising workplace retaliation,... Read More

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor will launch an inter-agency initiative on Nov. 17 to end rising workplace retaliation, according to a press release on Wednesday. Advancing the Memorandums of Understanding between the department and the National Labor Relations Board and the Equal Employment Opportunity... Read More

November 11, 2021
by Victoria Turner
FCC Continues to Ramp Up Broadband Connectivity Efforts

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission announced on Wednesday that it is ready to authorize over $700 million for 26... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission announced on Wednesday that it is ready to authorize over $700 million for 26 states in broadband funding. This marks the fourth and largest wave of funding from the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. The FCC has now committed more than... Read More

November 10, 2021
by Victoria Turner
States Should Regulate Broadband like a Utility, Say CWA Panelists

Broadband advocates called today for state regulatory frameworks to hold broadband providers accountable as they deploy services, particularly to underserved... Read More

Broadband advocates called today for state regulatory frameworks to hold broadband providers accountable as they deploy services, particularly to underserved areas.  On the heels of the bipartisan infrastructure bill passing the House last week, panelists during a Common Cause and Communications Workers of America event noted... Read More

November 8, 2021
by Victoria Turner
US Economy Moves from Recovery to Expansion, Focusing on Full Employment

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy has transitioned ”from recovery to expansion” as of the second fiscal quarter of this year,... Read More

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy has transitioned ”from recovery to expansion” as of the second fiscal quarter of this year, said Richard Calida, vice-chair of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve, Monday.  This rapid recovery from the pandemic-induced economic crisis has been the fastest... Read More

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