Global Conference 2010
Chief Business Correspondent, U.S. News & World Report
Rick Newman is Chief Business Correspondent for U.S. News & World Report, where he's been writing about the recession, the recovery, the evolution of capitalism and the changing fortunes of America's middle class. He's also a frequent commentator on MSNBC, CNN, Fox and other TV and radio networks. Before moving to New York in 2001, Newman spent 12 years in Washington, D.C., as the magazine's Pentagon correspondent. His work earned him the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on National Defense. He is also the co-author of Firefight: Inside the Battle to Save the Pentagon on 9/11 (2008) and Bury Us Upside Down: The Misty Pilots and the Secret Battle for the Ho Chi Minh Trail (2006).