Cronin covers technology, startups and finance in Central Texas for the Austin Business Journal. His more than two decades in journalism has included working with Bill Moyers and at Minnesota Public Radio, The Arizona Republic and Texas Watchdog. Honors include the Peabody, the duPont Gold Baton, the duPont Silver Baton, a Murrow and others. Cronin speaks Spanish, which he learned while freelancing in Peru and teaching English in Barcelona, Spain. He has a master's degree in international affairs from Columbia University and bachelor's degree in politics from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.