Technology, business and finance reporter and author of the #IBJtech newsletter

Orr joined IBJ in 2016. She’s been a reporter since 1995 and has worked at four newspapers in three states. Before moving to Indianapolis, she wrote for the Courier & Press in Evansville. When she’s not working, she enjoys cooking, travel and spending way too much time on Twitter.

Quick facts:

Go-to coffee order: Basic coffee with cream

Best book: “An American Tragedy” by Hoosier author Theodore Dreiser is a favorite. “I’d argue it’s THE Great American Novel,” she said.

Most used tech gadget: iPhone


Made in Indiana: Chicken-based pizza crust by ZeroCarb Lyfe

History:  Evansville-based ZeroCarb Lyfe was launched by co-founders Omar Atia and Mohamed Aly in April 2020. But the company’s origin story begins in 2006 when Aly, who is diabetic, developed a chicken-based pizza crust as an alternative to carb-heavy traditional crusts. Atia, who was born in Chicago but grew up in Indianapolis, has engineering degrees […]

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Indianapolis-based Calumet announces CFO transition

Vince Donargo—a veteran financial executive who has worked for several Indianapolis public companies—plans to step down from his position as chief financial officer of Calumet Specialty Products Partners on Dec. 31 and retire at the end of April.

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