Global Conference 2013

Speaker's Biography

Rick Newman

Chief Business Correspondent, U.S. News & World Report


Rick Newman is chief business correspondent for U.S. News & World Report and author of "Rebounders: How Winners Pivot from Setback to Success," published by Ballantine in 2012. Newman's journalism focuses on plain-English explanations of the momentous changes sweeping through the economy, with pragmatic takeaways for ordinary people. Newman is also a frequent commentator on CNN, Fox, MSNBC, CBS, NPR and other TV and radio networks. Before moving to New York in 2001, Newman spent 12 years in Washington, where he covered the Pentagon and earned several awards, including 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).


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