Aaron Kirchfeld, a Bloomberg News reporter, is responsible for coverage of German banks. A Portland State University graduate, he has been with Bloomberg News since March 2006, covering general news, headlines and then banking, finance and mergers and acquisitions. Kirchfeld started his career in Portland, Oregon, as a reporter at the college newspaper The Daily Vanguard before moving to Frankfurt, Germany, to cover politics, business and sports at F.A.Z. Weekly, the English version of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that appeared in the International Herald Tribune. Kirchfeld was born in Portland, Oregon, and currently lives in Frankfurt, Germany.