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Carrie Sheffield

Carrie Sheffield
Carrie Sheffield
Founder,
Bold

Carrie Sheffield is founder of Bold, a digital news network committed to bipartisan dialogue & innovation for people, business & communities. Join us at www.Bold.global

With Clay Aiken, Carrie co-hosts Bold TV, a political talk show produced by Al Roker Media. She has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, CBS digital, & HLN. She has published in The Wall Street Journal, TIME, USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Salon.com & HuffPost.

Carrie began her journalism career in Washington with Robert Novak, later covering Congress for The Hill newspaper. A founding reporter at POLITICO, Carrie contributed on political economy at Forbes, wrote editorials for The Washington Times under Tony Blankley and advised Bustle, a popular digital women’s brand.

Passionate about foreign affairs, Carrie reported on 25th anniversary of perestroika in Moscow, North-South Korean relations from Seoul, the Beijing Olympics in China, and Egyptian political reforms, including interviewing Muslim Brotherhood leaders in Cairo. She covered Japanese economic reforms from Tokyo for Forbes and was a correspondent for The Jerusalem Post covering the Israeli parliament and Qatari geopolitics.

Carrie earned a master’s in public policy from Harvard University, concentrating in business policy. At Goldman Sachs, she managed credit risk on a portfolio with potential exposure $1.97 billion. At Moody’s, she led analysis on a $5.5 billion bond portfolio. She researched for Edward Conard, Bain Capital founding partner and American Enterprise Institute scholar, and served as Warren Brookes Journalism Fellow at Competitive Enterprise Institute.

An adviser to Silicon Harlem, Carrie is a member of The National Press Club, Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards Fellow, Robert Novak Journalism Fellow, and was a New York Leader with the Foreign Policy Initiative. She earned a B.A. in communications at Brigham Young University and completed a Fulbright fellowship in Berlin.

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