Howard Fineman

Global Editorial Director, The Huffington Post
Lecturer, Annenberg School for Communication

Howard Fineman is Global Editorial Director of The Huffington Post, an Analyst for NBC News and MSNBC, and author of a best-selling book of political history, The Thirteen American Arguments. Before joining HuffPost he was chief political correspondent, senior editor, and deputy Washington Bureau chief of Newsweek.

During the course of his award-winning career, Fineman has interviewed every president and major presidential candidate since 1988, as well as figures in business and entertainment such as Bill Gates, Ted Turner, Jay Leno, and Glenn Beck.      

He has lectured at more than 40 colleges and universities and appeared on virtually every major news show.

He began his career at The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Ky., where his coverage of the United Mine Workers' record 111-day strike was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in national reporting. 

He has won several awards to travel and report worldwide, including Watson and Pulitzer traveling fellowships to Europe and the Middle East, and a Committee of 100 program award to interview leaders in government, business, and the arts in China.

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Howard Fineman is Global Editorial Director of The Huffington Post, an Analyst for NBC News and MSNBC, and author of a best-selling book of political history, The Thirteen American Arguments.

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