Global Editorial Director, Huffington Post
Washington DC


Howard Fineman is the Global Editorial Director of the Huffington Post Media Group, and a Pittsburgh native. One of the nation’s leading political journalists, Fineman’s work includes the widely-recognized November 2001 Newsweek cover story featuring the first extensive interview since Sept. 11, 2001 with George W. Bush and the “Bush and God” series, which won the 2003 National Magazine Award for General Excellence. His time with Newsweek spanned more than 20 years, and saw him in the roles of Chief Political Correspondent, Deputy Washington Bureau Chief, and later as Senior Editor. He began his post as Editorial Director of the Huffington Post Media Group in 2010, and was named Global Editorial Director in 2015. Fineman is the author of best-selling book, “The Thirteen American Arguments.”