Taryn Phaneuf

Writer

Taryn Phaneuf is a writer who joined NerdWallet in 2022. She previously spent more than a decade reporting on business, education and public policy for local news outlets. Most recently, she worked as a data reporter and researcher for the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. She also taught journalism as an adjunct instructor at her alma mater, the University of Minnesota.

She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • Education: B.A. in journalism from University of Minnesota
  • Organizations: Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists (secretary)
  • Previous experience: Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Adjunct instructor at University of Minnesota Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, MinnPost, Bowling Green Daily News